Ryan Juza, MD

Assistant Professor

  • Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery

(608) 265-2391


  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Residency, Penn State University, Hershey, PA
  • Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Penn State University, Hershey, PA


Innovators of the Year Award Surgical Innovations Group, Penn State Hershey Medical Center
University Hospitals-Case Western University MedTech Flyers Prototype and Concept Development Award

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Juza is fellowship trained in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and is board certified in General Surgery. He is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the Americas Hernia Society, and the American College of Surgeons. He specializes in complex abdominal wall reconstruction including robotic and open reconstruction, surgical endoscopy, and minimally invasive surgery.

Research Interests

My clinical research is in Robotic surgery, specifically Robotic Abdominal wall reconstruction as well as Surgical Innovation/Device Development. I have always enjoyed looking at problems and thinking of better ways to solve them. In surgery that often occurs with the development of novel devices or techniques.

Recent Publications

  • Multi-society consensus conference and guideline on the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
    Slater BJ, Collings A, Dirks R, Gould JC, Qureshi AP, Juza R, Rodríguez-Luna MR, Wunker C, Kohn GP, Kothari S, Carslon E, Worrell S, Abou-Setta AM, Ansari MT, Athanasiadis DI, Daly S, Dimou F, Haskins IN, Hong J, Krishnan K, Lidor A, Litle V, Low D, Petrick A, Soriano IS, Thosani N, Tyberg A, Velanovich V, Vilallonga R, Marks JM
    Surg Endosc 2023 Feb; 37(2): 781-806
    [PubMed ID: 36529851]

  • Enhanced gastric decompression for palliation of malignant bowel obstruction.
    Cole JM, Khan SZ, Marks JM, Armstrong AJ, Zanotti KM, Juza RM
    Surg Endosc 2023 May; 37(5): 4000-4004
    [PubMed ID: 36071261]

  • General Surgery Residents' Retention of Knowledge After an Anorectal Skills Workshop.
    Ginesi M, Ofshteyn A, Bliggenstorfer J, Bingmer K, Juza R, Stein SL, Steinhagen E
    J Surg Res 2022 Jun; 274: 102-107
    [PubMed ID: 35144040]

  • Concomitant laparoscopic cholecystectomy and antegrade wire, rendezvous cannulation of the biliary tree may reduce post-ERCP pancreatitis events.
    Winder JS, Juza RM, Alli VV, Rogers AM, Haluck RS, Pauli EM
    Surg Endosc 2020 Jul; 34(7): 3216-3222
    [PubMed ID: 31489502]

  • Over-the-scope clip management of non-acute, full-thickness gastrointestinal defects.
    Morrell DJ, Winder JS, Johri A, Docimo S, Juza RM, Witte SR, Alli VV, Pauli EM
    Surg Endosc 2020 Jun; 34(6): 2690-2702
    [PubMed ID: 31350610]

All Publications on PubMed