Raghuveer Muppavarapu, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Raghuveer Muppavarapu
72 East Concord Street, L-315


Raghuveer Muppavarapu, MD, FAAOS, is a board certificated orthopedic surgeon, who was nominated as a Top Doctor USA in Orthopedic Surgery. His passion for medicine was inspired by his local orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Muppa and his colleagues utilize the latest cutting edge technology and techniques to maximize function, and his team also offer various non-operative and operative treatment options. Dr. Muppa and his team are certified in ultrasound guided treatments and robotic knee and hip surgery, which use minimally invasive surgery techniques and arthroscopy surgery to aid a quick recovery.

Other Positions

  • St. Elizabeth's Medical Center


  • University of Illinois, MD
  • University of Illinois, BS


  • Published on 1/10/2018

    Boden AL, Daly CA, Dalwadi PP, Boden SA, Hutton WC, Muppavarapu RC, Gottschalk MB. Biomechanical Evaluation of Standard Versus Extended Proximal Fixation Olecranon Plates for Fixation of Olecranon Fractures. Hand (N Y). 2019 07; 14(4):554-559. PMID: 29319350.

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  • Published on 12/1/2017

    Ryan SP, Manson TT, Sciadini MF, Nascone JW, LeBrun CT, Castillo RC, Muppavarapu R, Schurko B, O'Toole RV. Functional Outcomes of Elderly Patients With Nonoperatively Treated Acetabular Fractures That Meet Operative Criteria. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Dec; 31(12):644-649. PMID: 28742787.

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  • Published on 1/23/2017

    Muppavarapu RC, Tsytsikova L, Gottschalk MB, Dalwadi PP, Cassidy C. Functional Outcomes of 24-Hour Thumb Immobilization in Healthy Volunteers: Prospective Comparative Study. J Wrist Surg. 2017 Aug; 6(3):201-205. PMID: 28725501.

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  • Published on 6/1/2016

    Hinds RM, Gottschalk MB, Muppavarapu RC, Naik AA, Yang SS, Capo JT. Assessment of the Accuracy of Online Information Regarding Trigger Finger. J Hand Surg Asian Pac Vol. 2016 06; 21(2):193-8. PMID: 27454633.

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  • Published on 1/22/2016

    Gottschalk MB, Hinds RM, Muppavarapu RC, Brock K, Sapienza A, Paksima N, Capo JT, Yang SS. Factors Affecting Hand Surgeon Operating Room Turnover Time. Hand (N Y). 2016 12; 11(4):489-494. PMID: 28149220.

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  • Published on 11/1/2015

    Muppavarapu RC, Rajaee SS, Ruchelsman DE, Belsky MR. Open carpal tunnel release with use of a nasal turbinate speculum. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2015 Nov; 44(11):495-8. PMID: 26566548.

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  • Published on 8/1/2015

    Muppavarapu RC, Capo JT. Perilunate Dislocations and Fracture Dislocations. Hand Clin. 2015 Aug; 31(3):399-408. PMID: 26205701.

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  • Published on 6/1/2015

    Muppavarapu RC, Waters MJ, Leibman MI, Belsky MR, Ruchelsman DE. Clinical outcomes following collagenase injections compared to fasciectomy in the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture. Hand (N Y). 2015 Jun; 10(2):260-5. PMID: 26034441.

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  • Published on 1/29/2015

    Pitkin M, Muppavarapu R, Cassidy C, Pitkin E. Subperiosteal transmission of intra-articular pressure between articulated and stationary joints. Sci Rep. 2015 Jan 29; 5:8103. PMID: 25632015.

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  • Published on 6/7/2014

    Muppavarapu RC, Chaurasia AR, Schwarzkopf R, Matzkin EG, Cassidy CC, Smith EL. Total joint arthroplasty surgery: does day of surgery matter? J Arthroplasty. 2014 Oct; 29(10):1943-5. PMID: 25015754.

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