Dr Ryan is a specialist in oral cancer or oncology plus sleep apnea and snoring

Dr. Ryan is a dental oncologist and dental sleep medicine provider who is a full-time attending at New York University College of Dentistry. He focuses his expertise on the dental management of patients before, during, and after cancer experience e.g., chemotherapy, radiation treatment, transplant, surgery, as well as associated complications e.g., sleep apnea, lymphedema, trismus, osteonecrosis, radiation caries, mucositis, oral infections and snoring. He treats medically healthy patients and cancer patients in his dental sleep medicine practice focusing on sleep apnea and snoring.

EDUCATION
9/2012 – 6/2013 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Dental Oncology
Sloan-Kettering Institute, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY, USA

7/2011 – 6/2012 Postgraduate Certificate, Fellowship in Dental Oncology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Surgery
New York, NY, USA

7/2010 – 6/2011 Certificate, General Practice Residency (Hospital Dentistry)
Mount Sinai Sch. of Medicine, Jersey City Med. Ctr., Dept. of Dentistry
Jersey City, NJ, USA

8/2006 – 6/2010 Doctorate of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.), w/Honors
New York University, College of Dentistry
New York, NY, USA

9/1999 – 8/2003 Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Economics
Northwestern University, College of Arts and Science
Evanston, IL, USA

7/1995 – 6/1999 High School Diploma
Academy for the Advancement of Science and Technology
Hackensack, NJ, USA

ACADEMIC POSITIONS
12/2012 – current Clinical Assistant Professor
Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology, and Medicine
New York University, College of Dentistry
New York, NY, USA

10/2012 – 7/2013 Research Fellow, Sloan-Kettering Institute (SKI)
Department of Surgery, Dental Service
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY, USA

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
2014 – current International College of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
Fellowship-Eligible (FICOI), 2015

2013 – current American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)
Fellowship-Eligible (FAADSM), 2015

2013 – current Special Care Dentistry Association (SCDA)

2012 – current American Academy of Oral Medicine (AAOM)
Fellowship-Eligible (FAAOM), 2015
Member, Oral Cancer Taskforce, 2012-current

2010 – current American Dental Association (ADA)
Participant, ADA Evidence-Based Dentistry Conf., Chicago, 7/2011

2008 – current American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
National Delegate (Hospital-Based), 2012-2013
National Liaison, AADSAS Taskforce, 2008-2010

2009 – current Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
Fellowship-Eligible (FAGD), 2015

PUBLICATIONS
Availability of Dental Oncology Services in NCI-Comprehensive and -Designated Cancer Centers: Literature Review. Jour Dent Res, 92 (Spc. Iss. A): 2074, 2013

Oropharyngeal cancer patients and mandibular dose distributions following intensity-modulated radiation therapy. . Intl Jour Rad Onc Bio Phys. 84(3): S481-482, 2012

A Novel Modeling for Salivary Toxicity Based on Salivary Flow Recovery Over Time in Head-and-Neck Cancer Patients Treated with Radiation Therapy. Intl Jour Rad Onc Bio Phys. 84(3): S503-504, 2012

Maxillary Dose Distribution Following Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy: A Pilot Study. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Path Oral Rad. 114(3): E63, 2012

Pre/post-treatment Dosimetric Parameters in Osteoradionecrosis Patients Following Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Path Oral Rad. 114(3): E59-60, 2012

Tonsil Cancer Patients and Mandibular Dose Distributions Following Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy: A Pilot Study. Support Care Cancer. 20(1): S382, 2012

Parotid Gland and Oral Cavity Sparing vs. Salivary Gland Function Following Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer. Support Care Cancer. 20(1): S1086, 2012

Dental status and management of patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Support Care Cancer. 20(1): S1147, 2012

Belief in AIDS conspiracy theory and willingness to participate in biomedical research studies: findings in whites, blacks, and Hispanics in seven cities across two surveys. HIV Clin Trials. 12(1):37-47, 2011

Viewpoint: A Dental Student in Harlem. ADA News. June 16; 4, 2008; also ASDA News. May 9; 35(8), 2008

Establishing oral-systemic linkage profiles using matrix analyses of related-risk correlations. Jour Dent Res. 87 (Spc. Iss. A): 07, 2008

AIDS conspiracy theory, race/ethnicity, and participation in biomedical research. Jour Dent Res 2008. 87 (Spc. Iss. B): 1932, 2008

PRESENTATIONS (ORAL)
6/2014 Art Therapy in the Dental Management of Special-Needs Patients. Proceedings of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry annual meeting, Princeton, NY, U.S.A.

5/2014 Interdisciplinary Dental Oncology: Bridging Radiation, Surgery, Chemotherapy, and Transplants. Manhattan Maxillofacial Surgery Group, New York, NY, U.S.A. (Invited Lecture)

3/2013 Dental oncology: bridging radiation, surgery, and chemotherapy with oncologic stomatology. Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dept. of Dentistry and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, New York, NY, U.S.A. (Invited Lecture)

10/2012 Oropharyngeal cancer patients and mandibular dose distributions following intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Proceedings of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting, Boston, MA, U.S.A

9/2012 Dental oncology: bridging radiation, surgery, and chemotherapy with oncologic stomatology. School of Stomatology, China Medical University, Shenyang, China (Invited Lecture)

9/2012 Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw. School of Stomatology, China Medical University, Shenyang, China (Invited Lecture)

9/2012 The oral-systemic connection: key dental medicine concepts for physicians. School of Stomatology, China Medical University, Shenyang, China (Invited Lecture)

9/2012 Dental Management of medically-complex patients. School of Stomatology, China Medical University, Shenyang, China (Invited Lecture)

9/2012 Implant dentistry in radiation patients: osteoradionecrosis and dosimetric contouring. School of Stomatology, China Medical University, Shenyang, China (Invited Lecture)

9/2012 Dental considerations for the bone marrow & solid transplant patient. School of Stomatology, China Med. Univ., Shenyang, China (Invited Lecture)

6/2012 Tonsil cancer patients and mandibular dose distributions following intensity-modulated radiation therapy: A pilot study. Proceedings of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer annual meeting. New York, NY, U.S.A.

6/2012 A Dental status and management of patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Proceedings of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer annual meeting. New York, NY, U.S.A.

4/2012 Pre/post-treatment dosimetric parameters in osteoradionecrosis patients following intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Proceedings of the American Academy of Oral Medicine annual meeting. Charleston, SC, U.S.A.

4/2012 Maxillary dose distributions following intensity-modulated radiation therapy: A pilot study. Proceedings of the American Academy of Oral Medicine annual meeting. Charleston, SC, U.S.A.