About

Ian S. Rice, MD

Dr. Rice is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee, hip, elbow, and ankle. He is a native of Cincinnati, and a graduate of St. Xavier High School, Miami University, and the University of Cincinnati. For dedicated athletes affected by unexpected injury, Dr. Rice thoughtfully integrates focused education, injury prevention techniques and proven, minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery to enable recovery and sustainable fitness.

Education & Training

2014-2015

Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship
Beacon Orthopedic Research Foundation
Cincinnati, OH

2009-2014

Orthopedic Surgery Residency
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Hamot Program
Shriner’s Hospital for Children
Erie, PA
Chief Resident 2013-14

2005-2009

Doctor of Medicine

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,
Cincinnati, OH

Honors : Anatomy, Neuroscience

2001-2005

Bachelor of Arts in Zoology

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science

Minors : Economics, Neuroscience
Magna cum laude with Honors with Distinction
Miami University,
Oxford, OH

1998-2001

High School Diploma
St. Xavier High School,
Cincinnati, OH

CERTIFICATION and LICENSURE

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Part I
  • Ohio State Medical License (active)
  • Pennsylvania State Medical License (active)
  • Kentucky State Medical License (active)
  • DEA License (active)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Basic Life Support

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine
  • International Cartilage Research Society
  • International Society of Hip Arthroscopy
  • American Medical Association

Sports Medicine Team Coverage

Walnut Hills High School

Ohio Division III High School Athletics, All Sports
Cincinnati, OH
Team Orthopedic Surgeon (2016-present)

Roger Bacon High School

Ohio Division V High School Athletics, All Sports
Cincinnati, OH
Team Orthopedic Surgeon (2015-present)

AVP Professional Volleyball Tournament

Mason, OH
Event Orthopedic Surgeon (2015)

Cincinnati Reds Professional Baseball Team

Cincinnati, OH
Assistant Team Orthopedic Surgeon (2014-2015)

Assistant Team Orthopedic Surgeon (2014-2015)

Wilmington College
NCAA Division III All Sports
Wilmington, OH

Event Orthopedic Surgeon (2014)

NCAA Division III National Cross-Country Championships
Mason, OH

Archbishop Moeller High School

Ohio Division I High School Athletics, All Sports
Cincinnati, OH
Assistant Team Orthopedic Surgeon (2014-2015)

Ohio Valley Hoops Classic Basketball Tournament

Wilmington, OH
Event Orthopedic Surgeon (2014)

Gannon University

NCAA Division II Men’s Football, Men’s Basketball, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Basketball
Erie, PA
Assistant Team Orthopedic Surgeon (2011-2014)

Fort LeBoeuf High School

Pennsylvania Class AA High School Football
Waterford, PA
Assistant Team Orthopedic Surgeon (2011-2014)

Research Experience

  • Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellow Investigator: “Biomechanical Validation of the Single-Incision Anatomic Distal Biceps Repair With Retrograde Drilling Technique and Comparison of Clinical Outcomes With Traditional Single-Incision and Double-Incision Repair.” August 2014 to July 2015.
  • Orthopedic Surgery Resident Investigator: “The Surgical Management of Hand Enchondroma without Post-Curettage Void Augmentation: Authors' Experience and a Systematic Review.” July 2013 to 2014
  • Orthopedic Surgery Resident Investigator: “Leg Length Discrepancy in Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Study Correlating Three Intraoperative Methods with Postoperative Measures,” June 2011 to 2013
  • Orthopedic Surgery Resident Investigator: “The Use Of Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 (rh- BMP-2) In The Treatment Of Wrist And Hand Nonunion With Comparison To Historical Control Groups,” May 2011 to 2013
  • Orthopedic Surgery Resident Investigator: “Effects of Relaxin and Estrogen Dosing on Cultured Beak Ligament Fibroblasts,” May 2011 to 2013
  • Orthopedic Surgery Resident Investigator: “The Effects of Platelet-Rich Plasma on Postoperative Pain and Function Following Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: A Prospective, Randomized Study,” May 2010 to 2014
  • Orthopedic Research Assistant: “Immediate Therapy Following Arthroscopic Reconstruction for Anterior Shoulder Instability,” May 2006 to May 2009
  • Orthopedic Research Assistant: “Deltoidplasty for Revision of Failed Mumford Procedure,” Summer 2007 to May 2009
  • Research Assistant: Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP), University of Cincinnati Vontz Center for Molecular Studies, Summer 2005
  • Senior Honors Thesis (Miami University) entitled, “BRCA1 Interactions with BACH1, BARD1, and CHK2: Recent Evidence and Potential Developments in the Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Human Breast Cancer,” April 2005
  • Undergraduate Student Researcher: “The Effects of Whey Protein Supplementation and Resistance Training in Adolescent Athletes,” 2002

Peer Reviewed Articles

  • Rice I., Foad M, Kremchek T, McClung G. “Single-Incision Anatomic Distal Biceps Repair With Flipcutter Drilling Technique.” Publication in Arthroscopy Techniques 2015.
  • Rice I., Bachoura A, Lubahn J. “The Surgical Management of Hand Enchondroma without Post-Curettage Void Augmentation: Authors' Experience and a Systematic Review.” Published in the journal Hand Winter 2015.
  • Rice I., Lubahn J. “The Use Of Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 (rh-BMP-2) In The Treatment Of Wrist And Hand Nonunion With Comparison To Historical Control Groups.” Published in the Journal of Surgical Orthopedic Advances, Volume 22, Number 4, Winter 2013 pages 256-262.
  • Rice I., Cortina G, Stowell R, Viswanath P. “Three Intraoperative Methods to Determine Leg Length Discrepancy in THA.” Published in the journal Orthopedics, Volume 37, Issue 5, May 2014 pages 488-495.

Poster Presentations

  • Rice I., Bachoura A, Lubahn J. “Surgical Management of Enchondroma of the Hand: Authors’ Experience and a Systematic Review of the Literature.” Presented at American Association of Hand Surgeons (AAHS) Annual Meeting, Kauai, January 2014.
  • Rice I., Cortina G, Stowell R, Viswanath P. “Leg Length Discrepancy in Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Study Correlating Three Intraoperative Methods with Postoperative Measures.” Presented at the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction West Conference in Napa, California, June 2013.
  • Rice I., Lubahn J. “The Use Of Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 (rh-BMP-2) In The Treatment Of Wrist And Hand Nonunion With Comparison To Historical Control Groups.” Accepted and presented for e-poster presentation at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) National Conference in Chicago, Ill, September 2012.
  • Rice I., Del-Rio Tsonis, K. “BRCA1 Interactions with BACH1, BARD1, and CHK2: Recent Evidence and Potential Developments in the Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Human Breast Cancer.” Senior Honors Thesis presented at the 2005 Miami University Undergraduate Forum in Oxford, OH, April 2005.
  • Rice I., Cox R. “The Effects of Whey Protein Supplementation and Resistance Training in Adolescent Athletes.” Presented at the 2003 Miami University Undergraduate Research Forum in Oxford, OH, April 2003.
  • Rice I., Cox R. “The Effects of Whey Protein Supplementation and Resistance Training in Adolescent Athletes.” Presented at the Midwest American College of Sports Medicine Conference in Detroit, MI, October 2002.