Kiersten W. Ricci, MD

  • Clinical Director, Hemangioma & Vascular Malformation Program
  • Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


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

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

Services and Specialties

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

Research Areas


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How we approach the diagnosis and management of complex lymphatic anomalies. Ricci, KW; Iacobas, I. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2022; 69 Suppl 3.

Total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation in a child with pancreatic kaposiform hemangioendothelioma. Kaj-Carbaidwala, B; Bernieh, A; Russi, AE; Miethke, AG; Abu-El-Haija, M; Trout, AT; Gupta, A; Ricci, KW; Nathan, JD. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports. 2022; 81.

Diagnostic Considerations in H1N1 Influenza-induced Thrombotic Microangiopathy. Sabulski, A; Nehus, EJ; Jodele, S; Ricci, K. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 2022; 44:e237-e240.

Metastatic neuroblastoma masquerading as infantile hemangioma in a 4-month-old child. Karkoska, K; Ricci, K; VandenHeuvel, K; Trout, AT; Smith, EA; Kotagal, M; Weiss, B. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2021; 68.

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.

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.

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