Ronald T. Auer, MD

  • Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Total & Partial Knee Replacement
  • Fracture Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Wide Awake Hand Surgery
  • General Orthopaedics

Dr. Ronald T. Auer is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in Total Joint Replacement, Arthroscopy, and General Orthopaedics. His interests include orthopaedic trauma, pediatrics, knee & hip injuries, regenerative medicine, and integrative therapies. 

  • Bachelor of Science – Xavier University, Natural Sciences
  • Medical Degree – University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Residency – University of Louisville School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Board Certified – American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • IN Medical License
  • KY Medical License
  • St. Elizabeth Healthcare
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Center

Team Physician for:

  • Oldenburg Academy
  • South Ripley High School
  • Switzerland County High School
  • Spending time with family
  • Writing
  • Fishing
  • Traveling
  • Cincinnati Magazine: Named "Top Doctor" 2024
  • Resident Research Award, 1st Place, KOS Meeting, 2013
  • Fisher Owen Research Award, 2013
  • University of Louisville Class of 2014 Resident Teaching Award, 2012
  • Gold Humanism Excellence in Teaching and Humanism Award, 2011
  • Golden Scalpel Award, UC College of Medicine, 2006 - 2008 
  • Geriatric Medical Student Scholar, UC College of Medicine, 2006 - 2010


  • The Incidence Of Deep Vein Thrombosis And Pulmonary Embolism In Fractures Of The Tibia: An Analysis Of The National Trauma Databank, 2016

  • Childhood obesity increases the failure rate in the treatment of distal radius fractures, 2015
  • Sports Participation and Radiographic findings of adolescents treated nonoperatively for displaced clavicle fractures, 2015