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About Dr. Barbara Ryan
Dr. Barbara Ryan, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Encinitas, CA. She has 29 years of experience. Her specialties include Plastic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand and General Surgery. Dr. Ryan is affiliated with Naval Medical Center - San Diego and Mission Hospital. Dr. Ryan has received 2 awards. She speaks English.
Dr. Barbara Ryan has the following 3 specialties
- Plastic Surgery
A plastic surgery specialist is a physician with extensive training in the execution of plastic surgery procedures.
Plastic surgery is the use of surgical procedures to rebuild or reshape injured or misshapen body parts. Congenital defects, such as a cleft lip or palate, can be corrected by a plastic surgery specialist. Injuries sustained during auto accidents also may require the services of a plastic surgery specialist. These procedures fall under the category of reconstructive plastic surgery.
The other category of plastic surgery is cosmetic plastic surgery. Plastic surgery specialists often perform procedures like breast augmentation, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and lip injection as elective surgeries for patients who wish to make aesthetic improvements.
- Surgery of the Hand
Hand surgeons are certified surgeons who are also experts in the function and structure of your wrists, hands and forearms. This allows them to treat arthritis, carpal tunnel, trigger finger and tennis elbow, most of which tend to result from repetitive and excessive use of the corresponding joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments.
Hand surgeons also commonly work with patients who have fractures or broken bones from any kind of accident. If you're experiencing any kind of general pain in your hand, wrist or forearm that isn’t going away, a hand surgeon is probably your best resource.
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
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Dr. Barbara J. Ryan (Borowy is her maiden name) is a fantastic plastic surgeon. She is kind, considerate, and made me feel very special. She took extra time to answer my questions. She explains options very well and she made me very comfortable by her knowledge and experience. I asked for her recommendations as to how I should proceed and she clearly spelled out a plan for me. I extremely pleased with her care. I will continue to see her for all of my emergent and nonemergent plastic surgical needs. I'm happy to have finally found a female plastic surgeon that I can trust.
Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2011)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Ryan is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Naval Medical Center - San Diego
29 Years Experience
Emory University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1984
Please contact the office for more information.
Locations & DirectionsBarbara J Ryan MD Inc, 1427 Valleda Ln, Encinitas, CA
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