Dr. Ricardo Valle is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and looks forward to providing well-rounded orthopedic care for the entire community – from weekend warriors and high school students to grandmas and grandpas. While he is experienced in treating all orthopedic concerns, Dr. Valle has advanced training in hip, shoulder and knee arthroscopy. He expertly performs hip, knee, and shoulder total joint replacements.
During his sports medicine fellowship training, he enjoyed being a team physician for the Houston Texans (NFL), Houston Astros (MLB), Houston Rockets (NBA) and the Houston Dynamo as well the University of Houston football and basketball teams. Living in North Carolina and working on the east coast for the past nine years, he has enjoyed being a team physician for a local high school and the Frederick Keys – the minor league baseball team for the Baltimore Orioles.
Dr. Valle attained his doctorate degree at the Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at the Albany Medical College in Albany, New York, and a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He takes time with patients to really listen, getting to know them and what treatment options may be best for each individual. His goal is to help each person get back to where they were before the injury happened or pain began.
Dr. Valle is excited to expand where he works and lives. He enjoys trying new things and chose Glacial Ridge Health System for the opportunity to provide orthopedic care for the entire community. In his free time, Dr. Valle enjoys spending time with his two children. He can be found doing almost any outdoor activity or sport including boating, hiking, biking, golf, scuba diving, skiing, and traveling.
Dr. Valle is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and is fluent in both English and Spanish.