Ryan R. McCool, MD

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Dr. McCool is an academic otolaryngologist at the VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.  Before joining the staff at DHMC, he served as Chief of Surgery at Mount Ascutney Hospital in Windsor, VT.

His clinical interests include otologic surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, and functional and cosmetic nasal surgery.  His research interest is in the application of technology to the clinical practice of medicine.  In 2012, he started an otolaryngology telemedicine program at the White River Junction VAMC.  This process involved training telemedicine examiners throughout New England to perform head and neck physical examination.  He is currently working to improve efficiency by anticipating telemedicine eligibility based on specific problem types.

Dr. McCool completed his B.A. in psychology at Samford University and received his M.D. from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL.  He completed residency training in Otolaryngology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT.  He is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.