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Marsha Ryan , M.D., J.D., F.A.C.S
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Appointments: 618-529-5611
E-mail: mailto:mryan@siumed.edu?Subject=E-mail%20from%20on-line%20Bio

 

Brief Bio

Dr. Marsha Ryan is an assistant professor of general surgery at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She practices all aspects of general surgery and has a special interest in treatment of breast cancer. Her office is in Carbondale, Illinois, at 120 N. Illinois Avenue.

Dr. Ryan earned her bachelor’s degree in 1968 from Oklahoma City University in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She earned her medical degree in 1972 from the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She completed her general surgery residency from the University of Missouri Hospitals in Columbia, Missouri in 1978. Dr. Ryan completed her degree in law from the Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, Illinois in 1987, and was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1988.

Dr. Ryan’s professional affiliations include fellowships in the American College of Surgeons and theAmerican College of Legal Medicine, and memberships in the Society of American Gastroenterologic Surgeons and the American Society of Law and Medicine. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Ryan, please call SIU Physicians and Surgeons at 618-529-5611.

Education

COLLEGE: Oklahoma City University
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
May, 1968 - B.A.

MEDICAL SCHOOL: University of Oklahoma School of Medicine
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
May, 1972 - M.D.

INTERNSHIP: Surgery
University of Oklahoma Hospitals
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
July, 1972 - January, 1973

RESIDENCY: Surgery
Sacred Heart Hospital
University of South Dakota
Yankton, South Dakota
January, 1973- June, 1974

RESIDENCY: Surgery
University of Missouri Hospitals
Columbia, Missouri
July, 1974 - June, 1978

LAW SCHOOL: Southern Illinois University School of Law
Carbondale, Illinois
December, 1987 - J.D. Magna Cum Laude

Certifications

BOARD CERTIFIED: American Board of Surgery, 1979

RECERTIFICATION: 1989, 1998

Most recent

  • ACLS CERTIFICATION: 2002, 2004
  • Fellowship American College of Surgeons, 1985
  • American College of Legal Medicine, 1992
  • Admitted to the bar 1988 IllinoisSociety Memberships
  • University of Missouri Surgical Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
  • Society of American Gastroenterologic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • American Society of Law and Medicine

Surgical Practice

  • General and Laparoscopic Surgery
    Columbia, Missouri July, 1978 - March, 1981
  • Carbondale, Illinois
    April, 1981 - January, 2005
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    January, 2005 - Present

Teaching Positions

  • Clinical instructor and mentor to Family Practice residents,
  • Physician Assistant students, medical students, nursing Students, Emergency Medical Technician students,
  • Carbondale Community High School students 1981 - Present
  • Adjunct professor instructor to 2d and 3d year law students Medical Malpractice Law and Bioethics), including clinical rotations for law students,
  • Memorial Hospital of Carbondale 1987 - Present

Positions

  • Chief-of-Staff, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois 1987 - 1989
  • Co-Chairman, Bioethics Committee, MHC 1990 - Present
  • Member, Multispecialty Peer Review Committee, MHC 2001-Present
  • Chairman, Department of Surgery, MHC 2000 - Present
  • Clinical Instructor, Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine 1981 - 1989
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine 1989 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor, Southern Illinois University, School of Law 1987 - Present
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Southern Illinois University, 2005 - Present
  • Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University, Department of Medical Humanities 2005 - Present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Southern Illinois University Foundation 1993 - Present
  • Member, Executive Committee 1997 - Present
  • President, Development Committee 1999 - 2001
  • President, Board of Directors 2001 - 2003
  • Member, Board of Directors, Carbondale Community Arts 1993 - Present
  • President, 1997 - 1999
  • Member, Southern Illinois University School of Law, Board of Visitors 1993 - 1998. 2003 - Present
  • Member, Garwin Family Foundation
    Treasurer, 1994 - 2003
    President, 2003 - Present
  • Member, Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program’s Medical Advisory Committee 2002- Present
  • Member, Southern Illinois University, School of Law, Dean Search Committee 1995, 2002
  • Co-Director, Breast Center, Memorial Hospital Of Carbondale 2002-2004
  • Director, Cancer Care Services, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale 2004 - Present
  • Member, Southern at 150 Task Force, Southern Illinois University 2002
  • Member, Southern Illinois University Art & Design Advisory Board 2004 - Present

Awards

  • Athena Award, Carbondale Chamber of Commerce 1991
  • Southern Illinois University, School of Law Alumnus of the Year 1993
  • Southern Illinois University, School of Law Alumni Achievement Award 1998
  • Carbondale Business Leader of the Year 2003