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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Treatment practices and response in kaposiform hemangioendothelioma: A multicenter cohort study. Borst, AJ; Eng, W; Griffin, M; Ricci, KW; Engel, E; Adams, DM; Dayneka, J; Cohen-Cutler, SJ; Andreoli, SM; Wu, MD; et al. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2024; 71:e30779.

Medical Management and Therapeutic Updates on Vascular Anomalies of the Head and Neck: Part 2. Gatts, J; Chandra, SR; Ricci, K. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. 2024; 36:115-123.

Medical Management of Nonmalignant Vascular Tumors of the Head and Neck: Part 1. Gatts, J; Chandra, S; Krishnan, D; Ricci, K. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. 2024; 36:103-113.

Medical Therapeutics for the Treatment of Vascular Anomalies: Part 3. Ricci, K. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. 2024; 36:125-136.

Response to sirolimus in capillary lymphatic venous malformations and associated syndromes: Impact on symptomatology, quality of life, and radiographic response. Engel, ER; Hammill, A; Adams, D; Phillips, RJ; Jeng, M; Tollefson, MM; Iacobas, I; Schiff, D; Greenberger, S; Kelly, M; et al. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2023; 70:e30215.

How we approach the diagnosis and management of complex lymphatic anomalies. Ricci, KW; Iacobas, I. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2022; 69 Suppl 3:e28985.

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; 81:102266.

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:e28920.

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:e28277.

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