Benjamin R. Pulley, M.D.
Dr. Pulley is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic trauma surgeon and hip reconstruction specialist. He joined the Orthopaedic Associates of Zanesville in 2018 and has served as president since 2021. Dr. Pulley has expertise in treating complex skeletal injuries, including periarticular and long bone fractures, pelvis and acetabular fractures, multiple extremity trauma, periprosthetic fractures, and fracture nonunions. He performs joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee and has special training in anterior total hip replacement as well as total hip revision surgery.
Dr. Pulley grew up in Lancaster, New York and then attended The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio for his undergraduate studies, where he graduated cum laude and earned a Bachelor of Science with honors. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and subsequently performed his orthopaedic residency training at Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus, Ohio.
Dr. Pulley completed additional fellowship training at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California with a focus on orthopaedic trauma and hip reconstruction surgery.
Dr. Pulley is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, AOTrauma North America, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Pulley sees patients in the Zanesville office and is a member of the medical staff at Northpointe Surgical Suites, Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital, Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center, and Genesis Hospital.
Dr. Pulley enjoys trail running and exploring the National Parks with his family.
Dr. Pulley was recently selected as a new member of the AOTrauma North America faculty.
The AO faculty is a core group of orthopaedic trauma surgeons from across North America who are dedicated to teaching orthopaedic trauma techniques and advancing the mission of the AO. This will provide Dr. Pulley with the opportunity to teach residents, fellows, and other orthopaedic surgeons at AOTrauma courses across North America. This is generally viewed as a prestigious honor amongst orthopaedic trauma surgeons.
The mission of the AOTrauma North America faculty is to deliver high quality education, targeted to the evolving needs of surgeons, which ultimately benefits the patient.
AOTrauma North America faculty are selected with the following characteristics:
• Expertise in clinical care
• Excellent communication and teaching skills
• High motivation (career pathway)
• A deep interest and commitment to learning