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Valley Health – Coal Grove welcomes pediatrician Ryan Cicenas, MD

HUNTINGTON — Valley Health is pleased to announce that pediatrician, Dr. Ryan Cicenas, MD, will join the care team at Valley Health – Coal Grove beginning Monday.

Cicenas describes himself as “a caring, competent, and hardworking pediatric and internal medicine board-certified physician with 14 years of experience.”

He is a father of four daughters, ages 2, 4, 6 and 8 and has a special interest in newborn well visits to ensure that the youngest patients are achieving expected developmental milestones, receiving required vaccinations and potential health concerns are detected as early as possible.

In his role at Valley Health, Cicenas will care for infants and children up to age 18 offering services that include well-child visits, treatment for unexpected illnesses, minor injuries and management of chronic pediatric conditions.

He will serve as a resource for referrals to pediatric specialists when that type of care is required. He will further maintain privileges at Cabell Huntington Hospital, where he will perform rounds in the newborn nursery.

Cicenas earned his medical degree and completed his residency training in internal medicine and pediatrics from the Marshall University School of Medicine. He completed a B.S. in Mathematics from Marshall University.

As part of his undergraduate program,  Cicenas studied for a summer at Oxford University, Oxford, England, and spent another summer at Universitas Nebrissenses in Madrid, Spain.

Cicenas most recently served patients at Charleston Area Medical Center – Teays Valley Hospital, and CAMC Primary Care Teays Valley in Hurricane, West Virginia. He practiced for more than 10 years at Bluefield Regional Medical Center and at Bluefield Family Medicine in Bluefield, West Virginia.

He held leadership positions with Bluefield Regional Medical Center including Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics and as a member of the Graduate Medical Education Committee.

From 2005 through 2017, Cicenas served as assistant professor of Pediatrics and director of Student Medical Education with the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine at its Bluefield, and Blacksburg, Virginia locations.

The Coal Grove health center is located at 205 Marion Pike, Coal Grove, Ohio. To make an appointment, call 740-532-1188.