About Dr. William Ryan,
Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. William Ryan and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 1980. To date, I have performed approximately 8,000 cardiac surgeries, of which 5,000 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at hospitals including Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano, Medical Center of Plano, and Medical City Dallas. Read more...

55 Patient Reviews for
Dr. Ryan

Patient Review of Dr. William Ryan

"I can not praise Dr. William Ryan enough. Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano is the best."

-- John Bolling, heart valve surgery patient

"Dr. Ryan & Dr. Shaffer did an absolute fantastic surgery, replacing two valves during the same operation. These doctors are life savers. THE BEST!!!"

-- Sherry Hargett, Aortic Valve, Mitral Valve, Valve Replacement, 08/26/2021

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My Specialities &
Clinical Interests

My heart surgery specialties include:

  • Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement and mitral valve repair
  • Aortic valve repair for bicuspid aortic valves
  • The Ross Procedure

In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:

  • Surgical outcomes (results) of minimally invasive valve surgery
  • Genetics of Bicuspid aortic valve and mitral valve disease
  • Longterm outcomes of the Ross Procedure

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. William Ryan, heart surgeon, graduated from University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 1980.

Dr. Ryan completed a Surgical Residency program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School & Affiliated Hospitals in 1982, where he was Chief Resident. Dr. Ryan then completed a Cardiothoracic Surgery residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 1984, where he was also Chief Resident.

Dr. Ryan is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

During his career, Dr. Ryan has received several awards including Faculty Research Awards, David Mayberry Award, Lange Senior Award and the Mosby Academic Excellence Award.

Schedule Appointment
with Dr. William Ryan, MD

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Ryan, you can:

  • Call (888) 421-4774 right now
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The office of Dr. Ryan is located at 4708 Alliance Blvd., Plano, TX 75093. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.

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Page last updated: February 16, 2023