Frederick C. Ryckman, MD

Professor of Surgery / Transplantation

Sr. Vice President, Medical Operations

Professor, UC Department of Surgery

Phone: 513-636-4371

Fax: 513-636-7657


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Transplantation; liver; kidney transplantation; small intestine; biliary disease; Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO); minimally invasive surgery; chest wall abnormalities


Frederick C. Ryckman, MD, is clinical director of the Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery Division.

Dr. Ryckman is also vice president of System Capacity & Perioperative Operations.

Dr. Ryckman is also a pediatric surgeon at the Cincinnati Fetal Center.

Education and Training

BS: Lyman Briggs College of Science and Mathematics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 1969 to 1973.

MD: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, 1977.

Residency: University of Florida Medical Center, Gainesville, FL, 1977 to 1982.

Fellowship: Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1982 to 1984.

Certification: National Board of Medical Examiners, 1977; American Board of Surgery, 1983; recertification, 1993; Certificate of Special Competence in Pediatric Surgery, 1986; recertification, 1993.


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