Meet Dr. Ulric Bigby, MD

Dr. Ulric Bigby is a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeon with over a decade of experience in the medical field. He specializes in hip and knee replacement surgery, offering a range of services that include non-operative arthritis care, fracture treatment, and physical therapy.

Choosing Dr. Ulric Bigby means opting for comprehensive joint care delivered with expertise, compassion, and advanced medical practices.

Educational Background

Dr. Ulric Bigby's educational journey started at Florida A&M University, where he majored in Biology and minored in Chemistry, graduating Cum Laude. He then earned his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine. 

Professional Experience

Dr. Ulric Bigby has an extensive professional history, starting as a Preliminary Surgery Resident at Rush University Medical Center. He then served as an Orthopaedic Surgery Resident at Howard University Hospital, followed by an Adult Reconstruction Fellow at the world renowned University of Pennsylvania, where he trained under some of the most recognized names in orthopaedic surgery.

His career journey took him back to the DC area, where he worked as an Orthopaedic Surgeon with the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group before joining Bay Area Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. 

Accolades and Honors

Throughout his academic and professional career, Dr. Ulric Bigby has received numerous awards and honors. During his residency, he received the Highest Score on the 2013 Orthopaedic In-Training Examination. 

During his medical school career, he received the following honors and awards: 

  • Honorable Mention for Performance in Junior Surgery (2009)
  • Highest Scholastic Achievement in Obstetrics and Gynecology (2009)
  • Outstanding Performance in Obstetrics and Gynecology (2009)
  • Dr. Josephus C. and Nellie C. Carr Fund General Scholarship (2007-2008)
  • Dorham Scholarship (2005-2006, 2007-2008)
  • Kaemmerling Scholarship (2006-2007)
  • Dr. King S. Jones Scholarship (2005-2006, 2006-2007)

Research and Publications

Dr. Ulric Bigby has also contributed to the medical field through research and publications. His work includes a study on the variables that affect the length of stay after total knee arthroplasty and research on HIV Type 1 Tat Protein's effects in embryos.

Volunteer Work

Dr. Ulric Bigby has a strong commitment to giving back to the community. He has volunteered with the Student National Medical Association, Young Doctors D.C., and DC Public Schools, among others.

Personal Life

In his spare time, Dr. Ulric Bigby enjoys music, photography, and traveling. He currently resides in Washington, D.C.

Work with Dr. Ulric Bigby

If you are facing arthritis or issues with your hips or knees, reach out to Dr. Ulric S. Bigby. You can request an appointment with Dr. Ulric Bigby online, or you can call one of his three locations and schedule an appointment:

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