Research & Publications
Ryan Rimmer, MD is a subspecialty-trained otolaryngologist focusing on advanced rhinology (sinus) and skull base surgery. He has expertise in the management of chronic rhinosinusitis, nasal polyposis, nasal obstruction, epistaxis, olfactory dysfunction, cerebrospinal fluid leaks, and sinonasal tumors. Additionally, he collaborates with neurosurgeons and oculoplastic surgeons to manage skull base and orbital diseases through minimally-invasive, endoscopic, transnasal approaches.
A native of Buffalo, NY, Dr. Rimmer received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University. He then matriculated at the University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine where he graduated summa cum laude with Research Honors. As a medical student he was selected as a junior to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and received the Chairman's Award for excellence in otolaryngology. He completed his internship and residency training in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA where he was awarded the Balshi Award for best resident research. As a resident, he developed an interest in rhinology and skull base surgery and he elected to pursue an additional year of subspecialty fellowship training at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR.
His research interests center on outcomes research for patients with rhinologic, skull base, and orbital disease.
Education & Training
- Fellowship - Rhinology and Skull Base SurgeryOregon Health and Science University (2021)
- ResidencyThomas Jefferson University Hospital (2020)
- MDUniversity at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine
- BSCornell University
Honors & Recognition
|Fellow Teacher of the Year||Oregon Health & Science University Dept of Otolaryngology||2021|
|Balshi Research Award||Thomas Jefferson University Dept of Otolaryngology||2019|
|Chair's Award||University at Buffalo Dept of Otolaryngology||2015|
|Research Honors||University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine||2015|
|Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (induction as Junior)||University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine||2013|
|Dean's List||Cornell University||2009|
|Varsity Letter Award||Cornell University||2006|
|International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology||Reviewer||2020 - Present|
|Allergy and Rhinology||Reviewer||2020 - Present|
|American Rhinologic Society||Member||2019 - Present|
|American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery||Member||2015 - Present|