Clinical Director, Hemangioma & Vascular Malformation Program

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



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My Biography & Research

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Divisions

Hemangioma and Vascular Malformations, Cancer and Blood Diseases, Sturge-Weber Syndrome

Research Divisions


My Locations

My Education

MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, 2010.

Residency: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

My Publications

Retrospective study of hematologic complications in patients with slow-flow vascular malformations undergoing sclerotherapy. Ricci, KW; Chute, C; Hammill, AM; Dasgupta, R; Patel, M. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2020; 67.

Coagulation issues in vascular anomalies. Ricci, KW; Brandão, LR. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery. 2020; 29:150966-150966.

Sirolimus for the Treatment of Vascular Anomalies. Mack, JM; Adams, D; Ricci, K. In: Trenor III C; Adams D, Ed. Vascular Anomalies A Guide for the Hematologist/Oncologist. Switzerland: Springer; 2020.

Impact of vascular anomalies on the PTEN phenotype in children and young adults. Gurunathan, A; Ricci, K; Iacobas, I; Rednam, SP; Wusik, K; Fei, L; Hammilll, AM. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2020; 67.

Topical sirolimus for the treatment of cutaneous manifestations of vascular anomalies: A case series. Badia, P; Ricci, K; Gurria, JP; Dasgupta, R; Patel, M; Hammill, A. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2020; 67.

Single-stage embolization with n-butyl cyanoacrylate and surgical resection of venous malformations. Polites, SF; Watanabe, M; Scorletti, F; Patel, MN; Ricci, KW; Hammill, AM; Dasgupta, R. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2020; 67.

Hemoglobin Southampton complicated by cerebral ischemia, moyamoya, and hydroxyurea-induced methemoglobinemia. Boucher, AA; Gurunathan, A; Taylor, JM; Ricci, KW; Vadivelu, S; Quinn, CT. American Journal of Hematology. 2019; 94:949-954.

Vascular Anomalies: Diagnosis of Complicated Anomalies and New Medical Treatment Options. Adams, DM; Ricci, KW. Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America. 2019; 33:455-470.

Efficacy of systemic sirolimus in the treatment of generalized lymphatic anomaly and Gorham-Stout disease. Ricci, KW; Hammill, AM; Mobberley-Schuman, P; Nelson, SC; Blatt, J; Bender, JL G; McCuaig, CC; Synakiewicz, A; Frieden, IJ; Adams, DM. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2019; 66:e27614-e27614.

Malignant tumors misdiagnosed as benign vascular anomalies. Scorletti, F; Hammill, A; Patel, M; Ricci, K; Dasgupta, R. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2018; 65:e27051-e27051.