Physician spotlight: Andrew Ringer, MD

Andrew Ringer, MD, is a neurosurgeon with the Mayfield Clinic and Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He was promoted to Professor of Neurosurgery at UC in 2011.

Dr. Ringer is dedicated to treating patients with neurovascular disease and to finding new neurosurgical techniques for the treatment of aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, carotid artery disease, and stroke. He will serve on the Medical Advisory Board of The Brain Aneurysm Foundation from 2013 to 2016.

Since joining Mayfield in 2001, Dr. Ringer has exemplified the values of our organization, including honesty, integrity, compassion, and skill. During that time he has completed more than 5,200 surgical and endovascular cases and has developed a national reputation in endovascular neurosurgery. He has authored or co-authored 54 peer-reviewed journal articles, 19 book chapters, and 16 abstracts. In his role as Professor of Neurosurgery, he has trained 22 medical residents and 21 post-graduate fellows.

A member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, he was among the rising young professionals included in the Cincinnati Business Courier’s Forty under 40 Class of 2003 and has been included in the “Best Doctors” issue of Cincinnati Magazine every year since 2007.

Dr. Ringer graduated from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, and received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Cincinnati and earned a fellowship in endovascular neurosurgery from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Known as “Andy” to his friends, Dr. Ringer has served as a Cub Scout den leader since 2003 and has been a youth hockey coach since 2007. He worked as a volunteer in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and 2006 and participated in the Haiti Medical Relief Mission through the Armstrong Chapel United Methodist Church in 2010. He has served as a Habitat for Humanity volunteer with his church since 2011

VIDEO: Dr. Andy Ringer discusses treatment options for unruptured aneurysms.

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Recent News Releases:

Mayfield Clinic helps confirm value of flow-diverting device in treatment of most challenging brain aneurysms

Risks of treating recurrent or residual aneurysms after initial coiling are low, UC-led study shows


Coach Ringer
Dr. Ringer has served as a Cub Scout den leader since 2003 and has been a youth hockey coach since 2007.

Recent Publications by Dr. Ringer:

Ringer AJ, Khalessi AA, Mocco J, Boulos A, Welch B, Siddiqui AH, Lopes D, Bendok B, Arthur A, Levy E, Veznedaroglu E; Endovascular Neurosurgery Research Group (ENRG). Intervention for intracranial atherosclerosis after SAMMPRIS. World Neurosurg. 78:409-12, 2012.

 Kan P, Siddiqui AH, Veznedaroglu E, Liebman KM, Binning MJ, Dumont TM, Ogilvy CS, Gaughen JR Jr, Mocco J, Velat GJ, Ringer AJ, Welch BG, Horowitz MB, Snyder KV, Hopkins LN, Levy EI. Early Postmarket Results After Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms With the Pipeline Embolization Device: A US Multicenter Experience. Neurosurgery. 71(6):1080-1088, 2012.