“Dr. Takenaga was the most a personal, caring, and informative physician that I have ever encountered.”
Ryan Takenaga, MD is a General Surgeon who has been with us since August of 2015. We are pleased to announce that he will be seeing patients once a week at our Chapel Hill office!
A graduate of John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Takenaga completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. During his time in residency he performed research, published articles, and presented at meetings on topics such as fragility fractures and the long term outcomes of total hip arthroplasty.
Dr. Takenaga enjoys helping patients with general orthopaedic problems and is experience in fracture care, hand surgery, joint replacement, and sports medicine. Dr. Takenaga patients and their family members are regularly impressed with his caring nature and excellent bedside manner. Dr. Takenaga is talks with you about all of the options, invasive or non invasive. He strives to work together with patients to help them achieve their activity and quality of life aspirations.
Dr. Takenaga is married and resides in Durham with his wife, Nancy, and their son Dylan and two daughters, Sophie and Lizzy. They enjoy various youth sporting activities, camping, and golfing. Together, they have also gone on medical mission trips to Kijabe, Kenya and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Dr. Takenaga is now at two locations, Chapel Hill and Oxford.