Rita Ryan, MD

Rita Ryan, MD

Neonat/Perinatology Charleston, SC

Chair of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina


Office Address

  • 171 Ashley Ave
    Charleston, SC 29425
    Phone: (843) 792-1414

Rita Ryan, MD

Neonat/Perinatology Charleston, SC

Chair of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neonat/Perinatology: General Neonatology, Neonatal Respiratory Failure & Lung Development
  • Clinical Interests: Lung; Gestational Age; Artificial Respiration; Resuscitation; Oxygen; Pulmonary Circulation

Education & Training

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical CenterCincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • SUNY Upstate Medical UniversitySUNY Upstate Medical University
  • State University of New York Upstate Medical UniversityState University of New York Upstate Medical University

Certifications & Licensure

  • SC State Medical LicenseSC State Medical License2011 - 2015
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics
  • American Board of PediatricsNeonatal-Perinatal Medicine

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Oski Invited ProfessorshipSUNY Syracuse, 2011
    • Top DoctorsUSNews & World Report, 2011-present
    • Elected to the American Pediatric Society2006

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Journal Articles

    • Oxygen resuscitation and oxidative-stress biomarkers in premature infants  Kumar VH, Carrion V, Wynn KA, Nielsen L, Reynolds AR, Ryan RM, Research and Reports in Neonatology, 1/1/2014
    • Neonatal morbidity associated with early-term births in Erie County, NY  SenGupta S, Carrion V, Shelton J, Wynn RJ, Ryan RM, Singhal K, Lakshminrusimha S, JAMA Pediatrics, 1/1/2013
    • Interventional nutritional protocol decreases osteopenia of prematurity in extremely low birth weight infants  Mohamed ISI, Garrison N, Wynn RJ, Lakshminrusimha S, Ryan RM, Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 1/1/2012

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Lung injury: Mechanisms, Pathophysiology, and Therapy Chapter: Vascular therapies in acute lung injury. Page 705 - 746
      Bommaraju M, Kumar VH, Lakshminrusimha S, Ryan RM, Morin FC III
      Editors: Notter RH, Finkelstein JN, Holm BA.Taylor and Francis
      2005
    • Loss in Pregnancy or the Neonatal Period Chapter: Loss in the Neonatal Period: Recommendations for the Pediatric Health Care Team. 
      Ryan RM
      Editors: James W. Woods, MD and Jennifer Esposito.Janetti, Inc, Pitman, NJ
      1996
    • Signal Transduction in Lung Cells (Lung biology in health and disease Series) Chapter: growth factors and pulmonary epithelia. Page 263 - 291
      Ryan RM, Finkelstein JN
      Editors: J Brody, D Center, V Tkashuck, C L'Enfant.Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York
      1993

    Abstracts/Posters

    • Intracellular granzyme B And Peforin Are Increased In Tracheal Aspirate Lymphocytes Of Babies Who go On To Develop Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD). Ryan, RM, Micallef MA, Yawn JA, Koch FR, Baatz JE, Mulligan JK, Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 1/1/2014
    • Hyperoxia Induced Oxidative & Angiogenic Transcriptional Responses in the Lung in Adult NFIB Hemizygous Mice. El Khoury JC, Ryan RM, gronostajski RM, Nielsen L, Wang H, Kumar VHS, E-PAS, 1/1/2013
    • Hyperoxia Induced Oxidative & Angiogenic Transcriptional Responses in the Lung in Adult NFIB Hemizygous Mice. Ryan RM, El Khoury JC,gronostajski RM, Nielsen L, Wang H, Kumar VHS, Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 1/1/2013

    Lectures

    • Pediatric Grand Rounds: "State of the Department." Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine - 9/5/2014
    • "Ethics in Clinical Research." College of Heatlh Related Professions, Medical University of South Carolina - 3/25/2013
    • Grand Rounds: "UltraViolet germicidal Irradiation Use in the NICU HVAC System Effects on Nosocomial Infection." Universty of Kentucky Public Health School - 2/15/2013

    Grant Support

    • Functional And Lymphocytic Markers Of Respiratory Morbidity In Hyperoxic PreemiesNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2010 - 2012
    • New Mode Of Ventilation In Premature InfantsNational Center For Research Resources
      1999 - 2002
    • TGF Beta Interactions With The Neonatal Type II CellNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      1994 - 1995
    • Tgf-Beta Interactions With The Neonatal Type II CellNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      1991 - 1993

    Professional Memberships

    • American Academy of Pediatrics - AAPFellow

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • Blue Shield California PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • HIP of New York - Select PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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