Dr. Ryan P. Merkow

Surgical Oncologist
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL 60611 

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Board Certified

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Dr. Ryan P. Merkow is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Fellowship Experience

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Ryan P. Merkow

CLINICAL: Surgical oncology, GI malignancies, pancreas cancer, pancreas cystic neoplasms, liver cancer, bile duct cancer, gastric cancer, neuroendocrine neoplasms, metastatic colorectal cancer, regional and infusional GI cancer therapies, peritoneal surface malignancies, minimally invasive surgery

RESEARCH: Surgical health services, outcomes, and quality improvement research; oncology quality measurement and outcomes assessment

Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Colorado (2007)
  • MS: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Health Services and Outcomes Research (2012)
  • Residency: University of Colorado School of Medicine, Surgery (2010)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: American College of Surgeons, Research/Optimal Patient Care (2013)
  • Residency: University of Chicago, Surgery (2015)
  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Surgical Oncology (2017)
  • Board Certification: General Surgery
Corey’s Story

Corey’s Story

Northwestern Memorial Hosptial's first HIPEC procedure has cured a father of appendix cancer. Dr. Ryan Merkow and his team at Northwestern Memorial Hospital suggested Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy.

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Dr. Ryan P. Merkow

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