Ryan M. Antiel, MD, MSME

is Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery at Duke and a core faculty member at the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities, and History of Medicine. He is focused on improving the lives of children and families confronted with difficult decisions such as surgical decision-making in the face of uncertainty and end-of-life issues. He is also interested in how surgical residency shapes the character of surgeons-in-training and how best to form the virtues of character necessary for good surgical practice.

He received his M.D from the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and a M.S. in medical ethics from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at the Mayo Clinic and his pediatric surgery fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis.