Dr. Russell Ryan, MD

Dr. Russell Ryan, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 68
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Dr. Russell Ryan, MD is a general surgery specialist in Salem, MA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1975 and specializes in general surgery.

55 Highland Ave

Salem, MA 01970

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
very high
more than 94% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Ryan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

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38  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ryan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French Creole

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ryan's Reviews

1.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ryan to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (0)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Ryan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I was 28yo when this dr removed my gallbladder after being misdiagnosed for 2yrs by his collegue. He knicked my liver while removing my gallbladder and I bled out internally for 12 hours in recovery at Salem Hospital. I was rushed into emergency surgery at 12am where they drained over 2 liters of...more
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not positive, he was dismissive, condescending and was not a good listener
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