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John Ricketts, MD

John Ricketts, MD

Noninvasive Cardiology

John Ricketts, MD

Dr. John Ricketts is board certified in Internal Medicine, Echocardiography and Cardiac Computed Tomography. His specific clinical interests are in general cardiology, preventive cardiology, cardiovascular imaging, HIV and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Ricketts loves the diversity of the cardiology field and the ability his work can have on positively influencing the lives of his patients. Dr. Ricketts works with his patients to provide the best quality care while developing a close therapeutic relationship with them. In his free time Dr. Ricketts enjoys spending time with his wife and sons, reading and playing music.

 

Specialty
Noninvasive Cardiology
Awards & Honors
House Staff Organization Professionalism Excellence (HOPE) Award, Distinguished Fellow (2020-2021); Most Outstanding Fellow (2019-2020), Emory University Department of Medicine (2020); Most Outstanding Resident, PGY-3 Class (2016-2017), J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program, Emory University School of Medicine (2017); Best Off-Service Resident, Emory University Emergency Medicine Postgraduate Education Program (2016); Randall Undergraduate Research Award, University of Alabama (2010); The National Alumni Association Outstanding Senior Award, University of Alabama (2010)
Training & Affiliations

Medical School, University of South Alabama School of Medicine

Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta, GA

Chief Medical Resident, Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine

Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certified, Internal Medicine, Echocardiography and Cardiac Computed Tomography

Noninvasive Cardiology

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