ROSWELL, N.M., Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel Ridout III, MD, FACP, is a distinguished biographee of Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are chosen from among a pool of the most prominent professionals and are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A distinguished doctor in his field, Dr. Ridout has served as the chief of gastroenterology at the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell since 2015, previously having served the center as vice president of medical staff. In 2018, he accepted a position as assistant professor of medicine at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Prior to his work with the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, he spent time as an attending physician for Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Nassawadox, Virginia, beginning in 2005. Working for Riverside Shore Gastroenterology from 2009 to 2015, Dr. Ridout was also a partner of Riverside Eastern Shore Physicians and Surgeons, Inc., from 2005 to 2009.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Ridout acted as an attending physician with the Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pennsylvania, from 1988 to 2005. During that time, he contributed his skills to several other institutions, including the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from 2001 to 2005 and the Gastroenterology Associates of Delaware County, Inc., from 1996 to 2005. Furthermore, he worked independently as a private practice doctor in Upland from 1987 to 1996. Earlier in his career, Dr. Ridout served as an attending physician, teaching staff member and clinical instructor with the Hospital of the University of Philadelphia and as the attending physician at the Emergency Medicine Graduate Hospital.
Before embarking on his career in medicine, Dr. Ridout received a Bachelor of Arts in music composition and orchestration from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, in 1975. Making the switch to medicine, he pursued further education at the University of Cincinnati, where he earned a Doctor of Medicine in 1979. Following this accomplishment, he completed an internship and residency at Graduate Hospital, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Licensed to practice medicine in the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, California, Virginia and New Mexico, Dr. Ridout is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the Gastrointestinal Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and he has received further certification in advanced cardiac and life support, advanced trauma and life support, endoscopic ultrasonography and endoscopic laser therapy.
A regular contributor of articles to professional journals, Dr. Ridout has also been twice invited to give the commencement address for the Beazley School of Nursing at Tidewater Community College in Norfolk, Virginia, first in 2011 and then again in 2014. In 2014, he was also the chief medical advisor and principle speaker for the educational program to increase colorectal cancer screenings at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Additionally, Dr. Ridout was chief of the gastrointestinal division of the Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, from 1987 to 1989.
Elected as a fellow of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in 2017, Dr. Ridout was additionally inducted as a fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association in 2015 and as a fellow of the American College of Physicians in 2005. Having received countless honors and accolades over the course of his career, he was recognized in the 90th Percentile for Highest Patient Satisfaction in the Quality Care Assessment by Riverside Medical Group in 2014 and was named to the Top 101 Industry Experts in 2012. Presented with an Achievement and Service in Medicine Award by the Afro-American Historical Society of Delaware in 1989, he was inducted into the African American Museum and Historical Society of Delaware Hall of Fame in 2003. Dr. Ridout has also been the recipient of a number of other civic and academic awards for his contributions to medicine and the preservation of the arts.
Incredibly active in his community as well, Dr. Ridout has donated his time to the Sylvia Olden Lee Music Guild since 2002 and has volunteered his services as a health educator with local church and community organizations since 1982. Holding a position on the advisory board of the Arts Council of the Eastern Shore of Virginia in 2013, he gave several community lectures with the Riddle Memorial Hospital Education Series in 2003 and volunteered as a doctor with Camp Sunshine in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, from 1996 to 1998. Dr. Ridout has also been associated with the American Cancer Society, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc.
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