Dr. Ryan Michael Kretzer MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Ryan Kretzer is a neurosurgeon in Tucson, Arizona and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 10 years. He is one of 8 doctors at Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital and one of 30 at Johns Hopkins Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Ranked #3 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, General Surgery, 2004–2005

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 2005–2011

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 2004

Publications & Presentations

Surgical anatomy of the diaphragm in the anterolateral approach to the spine: a cadaveric study.
Baaj, A. A.,Papadimitriou, K.,Amin, A. G.,Kretzer, R. M.,Wolinsky, J. P.,Gokaslan, Z. L.

Comparative in vitro biomechanical analysis of a novel posterior cervical fixation technique versus conventional posterior-based constructs.
Molina, C.,Kretzer, R. M.,Hu, N.,Umekoji, H.,Cunningham, B. W.,Serhan, H.

Neuronavigation in minimally invasive spine surgery.
Moses, Z. B.,Mayer, R. R.,Strickland, B. A.,Kretzer, R. M.,Wolinsky, J. P.,Gokaslan, Z. L.,Baaj, A. A.

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