Steven Ricanati, MD, FACP is the assistant dean for student affairs, dean of the Joseph Wearn Society and associate professor of medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is an attending physician in general internal medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center. Dr. Ricanati, graduated from CWRU School of Medicine in 1995. He completed residency in internal medicine at University of Chicago Hospitals. After residency, he served three years in the National Health Service, based out of Cook County Hospital in Chicago, IL. In 2001, he returned to Cleveland to work at MetroHealth Medical Center and CWRU.
At the School of Medicine, Dr. Ricanati has held numerous roles including director of the Core Physician Development Program, founding director of the Inquiry Groups (IQ) Program, and founding dean of the Joseph Wearn Society. Dr. Ricanati practices primary care internal medicine with particular interests in prevention and nutrition. He is married to another primary care internist, Ellen Gelles, MD (CWRU School of Medicine '94) and has three children.