Biographies

Thomas D. Ryan, MD, PhD

Heart Failure, Transplant, VAD Physician

Assistant Professor

Phone: 513-803-2913

Email: thomas.ryan@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Clinical

Cardiomyopathy; heart failure; heart transplantation; mechanical circulatory support

Research

Development of cardiomyopathy in at risk populations, including Duchenne muscular dystrophy and other genetic cardiomyopathies, and anthracycline exposure.

Biography

Thomas D Ryan, MD, PhD, was born and raised in Wichita, KS and graduated magna cum laude from Wichita State University in 1996 with a BS in Biological Sciences.

In 1997 he began training in the MD/PhD program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and studied the molecular, cellular, and whole organ aspects of cardiac remodeling in a rat model of volume overload. His general pediatrics residency training took place at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center from 2006-2009, as did his Pediatric Cardiology fellowship training from 2009-2012 and advanced fellowship in Pediatric Heart Failure/Transplant from 2012-2013. His clinical and research interests focus on heart failure, cardiomyopathy, cardiac transplantation, and mechanical circulatory support.

Education and Training

BS: Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, 1996. 

PhD: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2004.

MD: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2005.

Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2006-2009.

Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2009-2012.

Advanced Fellowship: Pediatric Heart Failure/Transplant, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2012-2013.

Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, 2010; American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-board of Pediatric Cardiology, 2012.

Publications

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