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Ryan H. Belcher MD, MPH

Associate Professor, and Surgical Co-Director of Vanderbilt Pediatric Thyroid Nodule and Cancer Program

Areas of Expertise

  • ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hearing and Speech
  • Nose and Sinus Conditions
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pediatric Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery within the Head and Neck
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Thyroid
  • Thyroid Surgery

Conditions and Treatments


  • English


  • Master of Public Health - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2021
  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Fellowship - Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
  • Residency - Emory University

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology, 2019

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Patient Comments

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We live in Chattanooga and choose to use Dr. Belcher for my son's ENT. His care, compassion, expertise make it worth the drive. He is the very best and Vanderbilt is lucky to have him on staff.
March 10, 2024
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Dr Belcher is the best. Highly recommend.
February 19, 2024
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So far everything has been great with his whole team they are very great people
November 22, 2023
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November 17, 2023
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Dr Belcher listened to my daughter and validated her concerns and symptoms. Together we all worked out a solution. He was compassionate, kind and caring! He will communicate with her whole team before surgery for the best outcome
November 17, 2023
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I would highly recommend Dr. Belcher.
November 10, 2023
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The doctor was very friendly and tried to explain everything in great detail.
September 17, 2023
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I would highly recommend Dr.Belcher to anyone. He is wise beyond his years
August 26, 2023
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He is amazing
May 12, 2023
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