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Ryan W. Carroll, MD, MPH


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Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Severe malaria
  • Pediatric critical care development
  • Global health
  • Post-operative care in low- and middle-income settings
  • Inhaled nitric oxide and physiology
  • Technology and patient interfaces
  • Medicine, engineering, and entrepreneur interface
  • Program development in developing countries
Medical Education
  • MD, Ben-Gurion University Medical School
  • MPH, Loma Linda University School of Public Health
  • Residency, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Children's Memorial Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Centene/Celticare
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
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Dr. Carroll holds an MPH in International Health and an MD with a focus in International Health.  His clinical practice is mainly in the pediatric ICU at MGHfC and he maintains research efforts in the pathophysiology of severe malaria and appropriate medical technology development for low- and middle-income country settings. He divides his time between Boston, Uganda, India, and South America.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary
Ryan Carroll is a faculty member with the division of Pediatric Critical Care at MGH.  His clinical research is on the pathophysiology of cerebral malaria and he works closely with our partners at the Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Uganda.  They have just completed a phase II clinical trial on the safety and efficacy of inhaled nitric oxide for pediatric patients with cerebral malaria in Uganda.  He is a research fellow with the Anesthesia Center for Critical Care Research at MGH and leads an affordable critical care device development team.

View my most recent publications at PubMed

Bergmark B, Bergmark R, De Beaudrap P, Boum Y, Mwanga-Amumpaire J, Carroll R, Zapol W. Inhaled Nitric Oxide and Cerebral Malaria: Basis of a Strategy for Buying Time for Pharmacotherapy. Pediatr Infect Dis J. December 2012; 31(12): e250 ? 254.

Ackerman H, Carroll R. Casals-Pascual C. A better biomarker for cerebral malaria: In the eyes of the beheld?  Editorial. Crit Care Med. May 2012; 40(3): 1018 ? 1020.

Ryan W. Carroll, Wainwright MS, Kim K-Y, Kidambi T, G?mez ND, et al.  A rapid murine coma and behavior scale for quantitative assessment of murine cerebral malaria. PLoS ONE. 2010; 5(10): e13124. 

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News & Events

  • Research of Ryan Carroll, MD, MPH

    Drs. Warren Zapol and Ryan Carroll of the Anesthesiology Center for Critical Care Research and are currently leading a phase II clinical trial in the safety and efficacy of inhaled nitric oxide as an adjunctive treatment for pediatric patients with cerebral malaria in Uganda ( NCT01388842).


Pediatric Critical Care Unit
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-4381773-332-8178
Fax: 617-724-4391

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