Dr. John Andrew Ridge MD Surgeon

Dr. John Ridge is a surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Fox Chase Cancer Center-American Oncologic Hospital and Jeanes Hospital. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Ridge accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 12 doctors at Fox Chase Cancer Center-American Oncologic Hospital and one of 17 at Jeanes Hospital who specialize in Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Pediatric

Education & Medical Training

University of Colorado
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1984

University of Colorado
Residency, General Surgery, 1985 - 1987

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Residency, Research Fellow, 1984 - 1985

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship, Surgical Oncology, 1987 - 1989

Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Baseline health perceptions, dysphagia, and survival in patients with head and neck cancer.
Lango, M. N.,Egleston, B.,Fang, C.,Burtness, B.,Galloway, T.,Liu, J.,Mehra, R.,Ebersole, B.,Moran, K.,Ridge, J. A.

Quantification of excision repair cross complementing group 1 (ERCC1) and survival in p16-negative squamous cell head and neck cancers.
Mehra, R.,Zhu, F.,Yang, D. H.,Cai, K. Q.,Weaver, J.,Singh, M. K.,Nikonova, A.,Golemis, E. A.,Flieder, D. B.,Cooper, H.,Lango, M. N.,Ridge, J. A.,Burtness, B.

Dysplasia at the margin? Investigating the case for subsequent therapy in 'Low-Risk' squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue.
Sopka, D. M.,Li, T.,Lango, M. N.,Mehra, R.,Liu, J. C.,Burtness, B.,Flieder, D. B.,Ridge, J. A.,Galloway, T. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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