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Ryan Macke

Ryan Macke

Thoracic surgeon specializing in esophageal and foregut surgery, thoracic surgical oncology.

Assistant professor, surgery School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-890-5643 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Minimally invasive techniques used for surgery of the esophagus, foregut, and chest.
  • Surgical management of diseases of the lung, chest wall, and mediastinum; including lung nodules, lung/other cancers of the chest, benign tumors, and emphysema.
  • Surgical management of diseases of the esophagus and foregut; including cancer, reflux, diaphragm hernias, and motility disorders.


  • Recipient, Beth Israel Deaconess General Surgery Resident Teaching Award
  • Recipient, Harvard Medical School Outstanding Teacher Award
  • Recipient, F. Griffith Pearson Esophageal Surgery Traveling Fellowship
  • Recipient, General Thoracic Surgical Club Peter C. Pairolero Scholarship