Ryan C. Hedgepeth, MD, MS


Urologic Oncology
Robotics, Laparoscopy & Endourology

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship - Urologic Oncology:  University of Michigan
  • Fellowship - Edourology and Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery: University of Michigan
  • Residency - Urology: Cleveland Clinic
  • Internship - General Surgery: Cleveland Clinic
  • MS - Clinical Research Design & Statistical Analysis: University of Michigan
  • Medical School: Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine

Learn more about Dr. Hedgepeth

Dr. Ryan C. Hedgepeth is an experienced and award-winning urologic surgeon dedicated to comprehensive urologic cancer care, advanced surgical techniques and patient quality of life.

As a urologic oncologist, Dr. Hedgepeth specializes in the surgical treatment of prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancers and in minimally invasive treatments for benign conditions. He is an accomplished expert in robotic urologic surgery, having performed more than 1,000 robotic surgical procedures. Dr. Hedgepeth has received the Cleveland Clinic Bruce Hubbard Stewart Memorial Award for Humanistic Medicine for his dedication to patient care. He has authored numerous scientific articles on cancer care, robotic surgical techniques and innovative practices to improve patient recovery and quality of life after cancer surgery.

Dr. Hedgepeth's previous experience allows him to deliver the highest level of integrated care for his patients. After his fellowships, Dr. Hedgepeth developed the first advanced robotic surgery program in the state of North Dakota, performing numerous first surgeries in the medical history of that state. He then worked at the prestigious Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans where he served as the Director of Urologic Oncology and Chairman of Oschner's multi-specialty robotic surgery program. He returned home to Ohio in 2015 to join OhioHealth Urology Physicians and its mission of excellence in urologic care.

Dr Hedgepeth's Specialty Services Include:
  • Treatment of urologic cancers: prostate, kidney, bladder, testis and adrenal tumors
  • Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Advanced screening and cancer decision-making
  • Management of BPH, including BPH laser surgery
  • State-of-the-art treatment of kidney stones


Dr. Hedgepeth sees patients at:
OhioHealth Urology Physicians
OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital
Bing Cancer Center
500 Thomas Lane, Suite 3G
Columbus, Ohio 43214
Phone: (614) 788-2870
Fax: (614) 533-0177