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Trauma Surgery Faculty


Ryan Kennedy, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Associate Director, Trauma Intensive Care Unit

Co-director, Adult ECMO Service

Ryan Kennedy, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Oklahoma. A graduate of Ross University Medical School, he completed a general surgery residency at the University of South Alabama Medical Center and a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Kennedy is certified by the American Board of Surgery with a sub-specialty certification in surgical critical care. His areas of expertise include trauma surgery, acute care surgery and surgical critical care. He also serves as the Co-Director for Adult Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) services at the OU Health ​University of Oklahoma Medical Center.

Dr. Kennedy has interests in clinical patient care for injured and critically ill patients, open reduction and internal fixation of rib fractures, resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA), and ECMO.

Academic Section(s):

General Surgery/Trauma Surgery & Critical Care


Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine/Miramar, FL

Board Certification(s):

  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care


Residency: General Surgery, University of South Alabama Medical Center/Mobile

Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care, UT-Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland

Clinical/Research Interests:

Clinical Focus: Trauma, Acute Care Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Clinical Interests: Resuscitation Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta, Surgical Stabilization of Rib Fractures, Advanced Mechanical Ventilation and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Research Interests: Resuscitation and Blood Product Transfusion, Coagulopathy, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation