Dr. Ralph A Liebelt MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Ralph Liebelt is an orthopedic surgeon in Durham, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke Regional Hospital and Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Liebelt accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 34 doctors at Duke Regional Hospital and one of 136 at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery

Clinical Interests: Acetabulum, Acetaldehyde, Alcoholism, Arthroplasty, Bone Cements, Follow-Up Studies, Hip Prosthesis, Photogrammetry

Education & Medical Training

New England Baptist Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1988–1989

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1982–1988

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 23 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Medical care use by treated and untreated substance abusing medicaid patients.
Gerson, L. W., Boex, J., Hua, K., Liebelt, R. A., Zumbar, W. R., Bush, D., Givens, C.

Evaluation of acetaldehyde-modified hemoglobin and other markers of chronic heavy alcohol use: effects of gender and hemoglobin concentration.
Hazelett, S. E., Liebelt, R. A., Brown, W. J., Androulakakis, V., Jarjoura, D., Truitt, E. B.

Involuntary treatment of substance abuse disorders.
Galon, P. A., Liebelt, R. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Network Health Plan HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust POS-SE
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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