ROSWELL, N.M., May 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Dr. Daniel Lyman Ridout III MD, FACP, AGAF, FASGE is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as 2018 Doctor of The Year in the field of Healthcare as a result of his role as Chief of Gastroenterology at Eastern New Mexico Gastroenterology.               

Eastern New Mexico Gastroenterology patients can always count on a rising selection of resources and technology to further assist them in their medical endeavors. With a team of over 150 well trained professionals, Eastern New Mexico promises promoting, maintaining and restoring health with exceptional patient-focused care in a compassionate setting. With excellent success from both a quality care and economic standpoint, the clinic is currently being run by Dr. Jessie Surla, who is a Certified Nurse Practitioner with a PhD in nursing and who contributed a great deal with her impeccable knowledge in the correlation of economics to the healthcare industry. 

Known for his excellence and outstanding contributions, Dr. Ridout has become a trusted authority in all aspects of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Ridout’s professional experience began as an Internist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he realized his passion for working in the field of Gastroenterology. Inspired by his time in working with the minority community in underserved areas, Dr. Ridout continued on his mission to serve the general public with the highest quality medical care possible. In this capacity, Dr. Ridout specializes in educating patients on prevention and medical options, community-based medicine, gastroenterology procedures, consultations, clinical care, and mentoring residents and medical school students.

A prominent scholar, Dr. Ridout is sought after for his astute knowledge and keen sense of understanding in the field of medicine. Dr. Ridout taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate Hospital for twelve years prior to his assuming his teaching role at Crozer Chester Medical Center for seventeen years. Here, Dr. Ridout was responsible for teaching, guiding and mentoring residents and minority-premedical students every year the moral and ethical duties as an attending physician.

Highlighting his ability to combine the humanistic, the business and skill aspects of medicine and putting it all together to develop a successful product, Dr. Ridout feels there is a responsibility for the gifts, skills and talents that have been given to him in order to improve humanity.

Dr. Ridout’s greatest mentor, his father, raised him to believe that humanity and being productive in society was more important than anything, and he continues to live by that philosophy every day.

Early in his career, Dr. Ridout attained his Medical Doctor degree from the University of Cincinnati and attained Board Certification in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. In his previous years, Dr. Ridout attained his Bachelor of Art degree in Music Composition and Orchestration from Dartmouth College. Dr. Ridout conducted his internship in Internal Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate Hospital where he also completed his Residency.

It is no surprise that Dr. Ridout’s long-standing, successful career comes with several professional licensures and certifications that he has culminated throughout the years. Licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, Delaware, California, Virginia, New Mexico and Arizona, Dr. Ridout holds certifications in Advanced Trauma and Life Support, Advanced Cardiac and Life Support, Endoscopic Laser Therapy, and Endoscopic Ultrasonography Training.

In an effort to further enhance his professional development, Dr. Ridout is an elite member of several organizations including the Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; the American Gastroenterological Association; American Professional Practice Association; American Medical Association; Pennsylvania Medical Society; Philadelphia County Medical Society; New Castle County Medical Society; Medical Society of Delaware; Medical Society of Eastern Pennsylvania; Delaware County Medical Society; American Society of Internal Medicine; Crohns and Colitis Foundation; Delaware County Medical Society; and  Virginia Medical Society. In addition, Dr. Ridout has served as a Fellow with the American College of Physicians.

Extending his scope of interest to the community at large, Dr. Ridout maintains charitable ties to the Sylvia Olden Music Guild, American Cancer Society, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc.

An extraordinary career filled with several professional accolades, Dr. Ridout was named in Who’s Who in America, Top 101 Industry Experts in 2012, and the recipient of the Achievement and Service in Medicine Award from the African American Historical Society of Delaware. Dr. Ridout has been inducted into the Hall of Fame of African American Museum and Historical Society of Delaware, inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Physicians in 2005, and inducted as a Fellow in the American Gastroenterological Association.

An active philanthropist interested in the arts and music, Dr. Ridout has been active in the preservation of the arts for many years. Involved with the Arts Council Eastern Shore of Virginia Advisory Board where he utilizes a community- based business model for new ventures at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, Dr. Ridout administers enhanced methods of efficiency, profitability and cost effective, quality healthcare.

When he is not working, Dr. Ridout enjoys listening to music, boating, choral singing, and conducting choirs.

In looking to the future, Dr. Ridout would like to become a director of musical ensembles and involved in musical composition and orchestration in the future.

For more information, please visit www.enmmc.com.

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