Boasting more than three decades as a dedicated physician, Daniel Ridout III, MD, FACP has gained expertise in clinical gastroenterology and community-based medicine. He brings this honed expertise to his current administrative, medical, and teaching positions at the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, the Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital, and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. In 1975, Dr. Ridout received a Bachelor of Arts in music composition and orchestration from Dartmouth College. He then prepared for his career in medicine by earning a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Cincinnati in 1979. After obtaining his medical degree, he began a residency and an internship in internal medicine and gastroenterology at the Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (now Penn Medicine Rittenhouse).
Dr. Ridout completed his medical training in 1982 and began his career as the chief medical resident and clinical instructor of internal medicine at Penn Medicine Rittenhouse and as an attending physician at the Emergency Medicine Graduate Hospital until 1986. He went on to become a clinical instructor at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for a year and spent 17 years as an attending physician at Crozer-Chester Medical Center. Then, from 1996 to 2005 he worked with Gastroenterology Associates of Delaware County, Inc. and was an assistant clinical instructor of medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. From 2005 to 2009, he was a partner at Eastern Shore Physicians and Surgeons, Inc. with the Riverside Health System. From 2009 to 2015, he worked with Riverside Shore Gastroenterology before settling into his current roles. He also briefly served as an assistant professor of medicine at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine.
In addition to his various primary roles in medicine, Dr. Ridout has also received several fellowships, spoken at commencement ceremonies, acted as a medical advisor, and previously worked with the Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He has also extended his expertise as a contributor to articles and professional journals in the field. Civically, Dr. Ridout has been involved with the Sylvia Olden Lee Music Guild and with local church and community organizations as a health education volunteer. Previously, he volunteered with the Arts Council of the Eastern Shore of Virginia, the Riddle Memorial Hospital Education Series, Camp Sunshine for Disadvantaged Children, the American Cancer Society, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc. In his spare time outside of work, Dr. Ridout enjoys listening to music, boating, choral singing, and choir conducting.
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