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Marisa Ryan, M.D., M.P.H.

Marisa Ann Ryan, M.D., M.P.H.

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  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Specializes in: Adolescents (12-18 years), Children (1-11 years), Infants (up to 1 year)



Chronic Sinonasal Infection and Ear Disease, Diseases of the Ear and Nose, Diseases of the Throat in Children, Head and Neck Surgery, Hearing Loss, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Airway Disorders, Pediatric Chronic Sinonasal Infection and Ear Disease, Pediatric Ear Disease, Pediatric Head and Neck Masses, Pediatric Hearing Loss, Pediatric Neck Masses, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Pediatric Sinus Problems, Pediatric Sinusitis, Pediatric Sleep Apnea, Swallowing Disorders more

Research Interests

Dr. Ryan’s research interests are in the incidence, prevention and treatment outcomes of pediatric head and neck disorders. more

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
10803 Falls Road
Pavilion 3, Suite 2300
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-616-7300

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6467
1800 Orleans St.
The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center Building
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Dr. Marisa Ryan is an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Following residency training, Dr. Ryan worked on faculty for two years at Duke University Medical Center. During that time she completed a NIH clinical research fellowship and M.P.H. in epidemiology. Subsequently, Dr. Ryan completed advanced pediatric otolaryngology training at Johns Hopkins. Her clinical interests include head and neck masses, sinus disease, voice disorders, airway disorders, swallowing disorders, and hearing loss, as well as the full spectrum of pediatric head and neck disorders. She offers minimally invasive endoscopic ear surgery and partial (intracapsular) tonsillectomy. Her research interests are in the incidence, prevention and treatment outcomes of pediatric head and neck disorders. more


  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine (2010)


  • Duke University School of Medicine / Otolaryngology (2015)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery / Otolaryngology (2016)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Ryan, MA, Boss EF. Patient Engagement in Otolaryngology. Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2019 Feb;52(1):23-33.

Ryan MA, Khoury T, Kaylie DM, Crowson MG, Brown CS, MCLennen, Raynor EM. Osseointegrated Implants for Auricluar Prostheses:An Alternative to Autologous Repair. Laryngoscope, 2018 Sep;128(9):2153-2156.

Ryan MA. Adherence to Clinical Practice Guidelines. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 20017 Oct;157(4):548-550.

Brown CS, Ryan MA, Ramprasad VH, Karas AF, Raynor EM. Coblation of suprastomal granulomas in tracheostomy-dependent children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 May;96:55-58

Crowson MG, Ryan MA, Rocke DJ, Raynor EM, Puscas L. Variation in tonsillectomy rates by health care system type. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Mar;94:40-44.

Activities & Honors


  • Guidelines International Network and American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Scholar, 2017
  • American Medical Association SEED Grant Award, 2013
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery CORE Resident Research Grant Award, 2013
  • Diana Radkowski Award for outstanding female student pursuing a career in surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, 2010


  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Triological Society
  • American Public Health Association

Professional Activities

  • Section for Residents and Fellows Representative, AA0-HNS, 2013
  • Member Pediatrics Committee, AAO-HNS, 2016
  • Member, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Committee, AAO-HNS, 2016
  • Peer Reviewer, AAO-HNSF Clinica Practice Guidelines
  • Peer Reviewer, Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology
  • Peer Reviewer, International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Peer Reviewer, International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology Surgery Mission Trip, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2014
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Visiting Consultant, AIC Hospital and CURE Hospital, Kijabe, Kenya, 2018

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