Current Residents

General Surgery Academic Year 2016/2017

Ryan M. Juza, M.D.

Ryan M. Juza, M.D.

Class Year: Chief

Biographical Information:

Hometown: Green Bay, WI

Memberships/Societies: Society of the American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons

Academic Development Time: Minimally Invasive Surgery/Surgical Technology and Innovation Lab

Academic Mentors: Dr. Haluck, Dr. Pauli 

Interests:  Running, cars, outdoors


Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Medical School:  Medical College of Wisconsin 

Clinical Interests:

Minimal invasive surgery 

Research Interests:

Minimally invasive surgical research, surgical innovations, additive manufacturing 


  1. Connelly TM, Juza RM, Sangster W, Sehgal R, Tappouni RF, Messaris E. Volumetric Fat Ratio and Not Body Mass Index Is Predictive of Ileocolectomy Outcomes in Crohn's Disease Patients. Dig Surg. 2014 Sep 24;31(3):219-224. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Juza RM, Pauli EM. Clinical and surgical anatomy of the liver: A review for clinicians. Clin Anat. 2014 Jul;27(5):764-9. doi: 10.1002/ca.22350. Epub 2014 Jan 22.
  3. Juza RM, Arca MJ, Densmore JC, Aiken JJ, Lal DR, (2010). Laparoscopic-assisted transhiatal gastric transposition for long gap esophageal atresia in an infant.       J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jul; 45(7):1534-1537
  4. Murdock DK, Olson KJ, Juza RM, Hendricks BL, (2006). Effect of Body Mass Index on Insulin Resistance and Lipids in Prepubertal and Postpubertal Children: SCHOOL Observation. Journal of the CardioMetabolic Syndrome, 1(4), 242-47
  5. Murdock D, Jansen D, Juza R, Kersten M, Olson K, Hendricks B, (2006). Benefit of Adding Pioglitazone to Statin Therapy in Non-Diabetic Patients with the Metabolic Syndrome. Wisconsin Medical Journal, 105(2), 22-5
  6. Hughes P, Murdock D, Olson K, Juza R, Jenkins K, Wegner A, Hendricks B, (2006). School Children Have Leading Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes: The Wausau SCHOOL Project. Wisconsin Medical Journal, 105(5), 32-9


1. Laparoendoscopic Management of Sleeve Gastrectomy Staple Line Leaks. 30th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery at Obesity Week, Atlanta, GA, November 11, 2013

2. Robotic Cholecystectomy: A Cost Comparison with Historically "novel" Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Clinical Robotic Surgery Association Worldwide Congress, Washington, DC, October 3-5, 2013

3. Additive Manufacturing Based Tissue Engineering. Penn State University Millennium Science Complex – AM-based TE consortium, State College, PA, June 27, 2013  

4. Concurrent launch of a robotic general surgery program and trainee curriculum: Initial experience.  P651. Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Baltimore, MD, April 18, 2013/American College of Surgeons: 2012 Keystone-ACS Annual Scientific Meeting, Harrisburg, PA

5. Operative Time is an Effective Tool to Evaluate Intraoperative Performance for Procedure-specific Tasks in Totally Extraperitoneal Herniorrhaphy (TEP), SAGES 2013 Baltimore

6. A Rare Case of Biliary Atresia and Choledochal Cyst in a Premature Infant. Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons: 44th Annual Meeting. Victoria, BC, Canada/American College of Surgeons: 2012 Keystone-ACS Annual Scientific Meeting, Harrisburg, PA

7. Selective Gastropexy for Repair of Paraesophageal Hernias; Comparison to Nissen Fundoplication. American College of Surgeons: 98th Annual Clinical Congress; September 2012 Chicago, IL

8. Laparoscopic Transhiatal Gastric Transposition for Long Gap Esophageal Atresia in an Infant.  American College of Surgeons: 96th Annual Clinical Congress; October 2010 Washington DC/International Pediatric Endosurgery Group: 19th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children; June 2010, Waikoloa, HI/ Wisconsin Surgical Society Fall Conference; November 2009, Kohler, WI

9. Effect of BMI on Insulin Resistance. 2nd Annual Metabolic Diseases World Summit; May 2006, Long Beach, CA

10. Dietary and Cardiovascular Correlates of Eating Out. 2005 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions; November 2005, Dallas, TX 

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