Board Certification and Academic Information
||Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Radiology - Adjunct Assistant Professor
||American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)
Academic Office Locations
|Academic Office Phone Number
||Academic Office Address
||Blanding Family Practice
802 South 200 West
Blanding, UT 84511
||School of Medicine
30 N 1900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
John J. Ryan MD, FACC. is a cardiologist with extensive training and experience in research investigation and clinical patient care. He has a special interest in pulmonary hypertension and diastolic dysfunction and has an appointment in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Utah.
Dr. Ryan is the Director of the new Dyspnea Clinic at the University of Utah Division of Cardiology. This is the first clinic of its kind and currently the only Diastolic Dysfunction clinic in the Mountain West. region.
Dr. Ryan has won more than ten university awards in Ireland, Boston and Chicago. He received Ireland’s prestigious Ceannt Medal, for ranking first in Ireland’s National High School exit exam. He was also an acknowledged scholar at University College Cork and in 2004 received their Blayney Medal for graduating at the top of his class from the University College Cork, School of Medicine. He was also awarded the Stewart Medal from the National University of Ireland in 2004 for being the among the highest ranking medical graduates in Ireland. In 2008, Dr. Ryan became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (founded 1654).
After postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and General Surgery at Cork University Hospital in Cork, Ireland, he was moved to Boston University. Between 2005 and 2009 he trained in Boston in Internal Medicine, ultimately being selected as the Chief Resident for Boston University. In Boston, he received awards for humanism from Boston University and the Department of Medicine’s Faculty Teacher of the Year Award.
After Boston, Dr. Ryan moved to Chicago and completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Chicago, where he served as Chief Cardiology Fellow. At the University of Chicago he was awarded Teaching Fellow of the Year from the Department of Medicine and was served on the Illinois-American College of Cardiology Board of Governors. After fellowship, he undertook advanced training in pulmonary hypertension and performed research involving mitochondria and oxygen sensing in pulmonary hypertension. For his work in pulmonary hypertension he was awarded the Cournand and Comroe Young Investigator Award from the American Heart Association in 2012.
Dr. Ryan has published more than 15 original scientific articles in prestigious, peer-reviewed, medical and scientific Journals. He also has published an additional 10 articles that are case reports, reviews or editorials. Dr. Ryan’s work appears in leading Cardio-Pulmonary Journals, including Circulation (impact factor >12), the American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine (impact factor >11), the International Journal of Cardiology (impact factor >7) and others. These publications relate to his research in Cardiology and Pulmonary Hypertension. Reflective of his reputation in the field of Pulmonary Hypertension, Dr. Ryan is co-organizing a bi-annual Grover meeting on the Pulmonary Circulation and Right Ventricle to be held in Colorado in 2013.
Dr. Ryan is on leadership committee for the American Heart Association’s national council for Functional Genomics and Translational Biology and works on the American College of Cardiology and Journal of the American College of Cardiology Digital Strategy Committee. In addition to his clinical and administrative responsibilities, Dr. Ryan is Associate Editor of the New England Journal of Medicine cardiology website, http://www.CardioExchange.org.