HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Valley Health is pleased to announce that pediatrician, Dr. Ryan Cicenas, MD, will join the care team at Valley Health–Coal Grove beginning December 17, 2018.
Dr. Cicenas describes himself as “a caring, competent, and hardworking pediatric and internal medicine board-certified physician with 14 years of experience.” He is a father of four daughters, ages 2, 4, 6 and 8 and has a special interest in newborn well visits to ensure that the youngest patients are achieving expected developmental milestones, receiving required vaccinations and potential health concerns are detected as early as possible.
In his role at Valley Health, Dr. Cicenas will care for infants and children up to age 18 offering services that include well-child visits, treatment for unexpected illnesses, minor injuries and management of chronic pediatric conditions. He will serve as a resource for referrals to pediatric specialists when that type of care is required. He will further maintain privileges at Cabell Huntington Hospital, where he will perform rounds in the newborn nursery.
Dr. Cicenas earned his medical degree and completed his residency training in internal medicine and pediatrics from the Marshall University School of Medicine. He completed a B.S. in Mathematics from Marshall University. As part of his undergraduate program, Cicenas studied for a summer at Oxford University, Oxford, England, and spent another summer at Universitas Nebrissenses in Madrid, Spain.
Dr. Cicenas most recently served patients at Charleston Area Medical Center - Teays Valley Hospital, and CAMC Primary Care Teays Valley in Hurricane, W.Va. He practiced for more than 10 years at Bluefield Regional Medical Center and at Bluefield Family Medicine in Bluefield, W.Va. He held leadership positions with Bluefield Regional Medical Center including Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics and as a member of the Graduate Medical Education Committee. From 2005 through 2017, Cicenas served as assistant professor of Pediatrics and director of Student Medical Education with the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine at its Bluefield, W.Va. and Blacksburg, Va. locations.
The Coal Grove health center is located at 205 Marion Pike, Coal Grove, Ohio, and operates Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dr. Cicenas works alongside a complement of providers that offer a full range of services including OB/Gyn, Family Medicine and Behavioral Health. The center also provides laboratory and ultrasound services.
Dr. Cicenas is accepting new patients. To make an appointment, call (740) 532-1188.
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