Ryan M. Putnam, MD

Orthopedic Surgery


Ryan M. Putnam, MD, received his medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson, Arizona. He completed his internship with the Department of Surgery and his residency with the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, and then completed a fellowship in foot and ankle reconstruction at Washington University in St. Louis.

Dr. Putnam is board certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the Southern Orthopaedic Association. His specialties and clinical interests include bunions and hammertoes, total ankle replacement, arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction, deformity correction (Taylor Spatial Frame), fracture care, flatfoot correction, nerve decompression and tendon transfers.

Patient testimonials

Dean Bonneville – Ankle replacement surgery

Dean Bonneville – Ankle replacement surgery

Our Vision: To be known for clinical excellence and remembered for compassionate care.


Education and training

Specialty Orthopedic Surgery

Board CertifiedAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

EducationUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine

ResidencyUniversity of Vermont

FellowshipWashington University

Our affiliate system

Prisma Health is the largest not-for-profit health organization in South Carolina, serving more than 1.2 million patients annually. Our 30,000 team members are dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of you and your family. Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will be rebranded at a later date and will continue to operate as a joint venture between the Midlands affiliate and the USC School of Medicine.

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