Richard Ricketts, M.D.

Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery

Children's Pediatric Surgery Practice
1975 Century Blvd., Suite 6, Atlanta, GA 30345

Children's Pediatric Surgery Practice
2660 Satellite Boulevard, Duluth, GA 30096-5803

Professor of Pediatric Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery
Emory Unviersity School of Medicine
Education and Training Medical Degree: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1973
Residency: Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1974-1978
Fellowship: Pediatric Surgery, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1978-1980


  • Pediatric General Surgery
Professional Scientific Societies
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • British Association of Pediatric Surgeons
  • Southeastern Surgical Congress
  • Southern Surgical Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of Surgeons

Publications / Presentations
Selected journal articles authored/co-authored by Dr. Ricketts are available at PubMed, the online database provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health publications.

  • B.A. with Distinction, Stanford University, 1969
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1973
  • Resident Teaching Award, Emory Department of Surgery, 1984 and 1989

Areas of Interest
  • Neonatal necrotizing entercolitis
  • Pediatric oncology
  • Hirschsprung's disease

Privileges Egleston
Scottish Rite