John A. Ridge, MD, PhD, FACS

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John A Ridge, MD, PhD, FACS


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Top Doctors 2014
Surgery

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Patient Stories from Fox Chase Patients Dr. Ridge's
Patient Stories

  • William Buehler - Head and Neck Cancer Patient Stories, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Patient Stories
  • Beatriz Acosta Buitrago - Thyroid Cancer Patient Stories
  • Patricia Cantwell - Head and Neck Cancer Patient Stories, Osteosarcoma Patient Stories, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Patient Stories
  • Louis Della Penna - Kidney Cancer Patient Stories
  • Bob Devlin - Head and Neck Cancer Patient Stories, Prostate Cancer Patient Stories, Squamous Cell Cancer Patient Stories, Surgical Treatment for Prostate Cancer Patient Stories
  • Michael Kostic - Head and Neck Cancer Patient Stories, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Patient Stories, Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer Patient Stories
  • Kevin Logan - Head and Neck Cancer Patient Stories, Squamous Cell Cancer Patient Stories
  • Charlie Osborne - Head and Neck Cancer Patient Stories
  • Lynn Schoepske - Head and Neck Cancer Patient Stories
  • Jerold Wilck, DDS - Head and Neck Cancer Patient Stories, Oral Cancer Patient Stories, Squamous Cell Cancer Patient Stories
  • Karen Williams - Head and Neck Cancer Patient Stories, Oral Cancer Patient Stories, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Patient Stories
Dr. John Ridge

Surgical Oncology

Chief, Head and Neck Surgery
Louis Della Penna Family Chair in Head and Neck Oncology

Meet other members of the
head and neck cancer treatment team.

Clinical Expertise:

Head and Neck Surgery; Endocrine Surgery (Thyroid and Parathyroid Tumors); Melanoma; Salivary Gland Cancers

Certifications:

American Board of Surgery

Medical Education

Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif., 1981
(PhD in Biochemistry, 1978)

Residencies

General Surgery, University of Colorado, Denver, Colo.

Fellowships

Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, N.Y.

Honors and Awards

Best Doctors in America® 2013-2014;
Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors 2005-2014

Research Interests

Principal Investigator page

Nonsurgical Management of Head and Neck Cancer; Organ Preservation; New Techniques in Head and Neck Surgery; Early and Advanced Thyroid Tumors; Clinical Trial Design