Dr. William Mckee Ridgway MD Rheumatologist

Dr. William Ridgway is a rheumatologist in Cincinnati, Ohio and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Ridgway accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 4 at University Hospital who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1989–1990

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Rheumatology

OH State Medical License
Active through 2016

Publications & Presentations

Prometheus unbound: NKT cells inhibit hepatic regeneration.
Ridgway, W. M.,Gershwin, M. E.

Murine autoimmune cholangitis requires two hits: Cytotoxic KLRG1(+) CD8 effector cells and defective T regulatory cells.
Huang, W.,Kachapati, K.,Adams, D.,Wu, Y.,Leung, P. S.,Yang, G. X.,Zhang, W.,Ansari, A. A.,Flavell, R. A.,Gershwin, M. E.,Ridgway, W. M.

Escherichia coli infection induces autoimmune cholangitis and antimitochondrial antibodies in NOD.B6 (Idd10/Idd18) mice: Clin Exp Immunol - used Patrick's E. Coli 9-9-13.enl.
Wang, J.,Yang, G. X.,Zhang, W.,Lu, L.,Tsuneyama, K.,Kronenberg, M.,Véla, J. L.,Lopez-Hoyos, M.,He, X. S.,Ridgway, W. M.,Leung, P. S.,Gershwin, M. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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