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Ryan A. Macke, MD Print Friendly Page

Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Macke is certified by the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He specializes in general and minimally-invasive thoracic surgery. His practice includes the treatment of diseases of the esophagus/foregut, lung, mediastinum, chest wall and diaphragm. Dr. Macke utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to the management of esophageal and gastroesophageal cancer, Barrett’s esophagus, lung cancer and other malignancies of the chest. In addition, he has a particular interest in benign diseases of the esophagus and foregut, including the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophageal motility disorders, esophageal diverticula, giant paraesophageal hernias, and other hernias of the diaphragm.

Specialties

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

UW Health Clinics

1 S. Park Clinic
(608) 287-2100 | (888) 703-2778 | Map
UW Carbone Cancer Center
(608) 265-1700 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
UW Hospital and Clinics
(608) 263-7502 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Other Locations

SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center (Rockford)
(779) 696-9400 |  Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Fellowship

Advanced General and Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA


Residency Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Medical School Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2005

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Procedures

Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

Research

Dr. Macke’s research interests include the pathophysiology and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and esophageal cancer, novel and minimally invasive techniques for surgical management of diseases of the chest, thoracic oncology outcomes, surgical education (patient and physician training), and simulation training.


PubMed Articles
Macke RA Luketich JD Nason KS Schuchert MJ . Minimally invasive enucleation of a large, extensively calcified esophageal leiomyoma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Apr;147(4):e52-4
[PubMed ID: 24521964]
Macke RA Nason KS Mukaisho K Hattori T Fujimura T Sasaki S Oyama K Miyashita T Ohta T Miwa K Gibson MK Zaidi A Malhotra U Atasoy A Foxwell T Jobe B . Barrett's esophagus and animal models. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2011 Sep;1232:392-400
[PubMed ID: 21950831]
Odell DD Macke RA O'Shea MA . Clamshell thoracotomy: a unique approach to a massive intrathoracic schwannoma. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jan;91(1):298-301
[PubMed ID: 21172541]