Timothy E. Ryntz, MD

Expertise in: 
Surgery
Board Certifications: 
Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Overview

There are often many options for managing a problem. What I enjoy most about meeting new patients is learning how we can tailor our approach to what works best for them. Choice is central to satisfaction.

Dr. Ryntz, a graduate of Saint Louis University School of Medicine, completed his residency at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2005. He has received awards and honors from his peers for excellence in teaching and research.

Dr. Ryntz held academic appointment at Harvard University where he worked on techniques to improve the diagnosis and treatment of common gynecologic problems in the office. Dr. Ryntz is continuing this work at Columbia University and is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. His clinical interests include advanced hysteroscopy, family planning, transgender health care, and the management of abnormal uterine bleeding.

In addition to expertise in the operating room, Dr. Ryntz has over a decade of experience in working with specialized populations including transgender men and women and women who suffer from sexual dysfunction. He uses an interdisciplinary approach with mental health providers and physical therapists to ensure comprehensive care for his patients.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Complex Gynecologic Surgery
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Fibroid Surgery
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic/Hysteroscopic Surgery
  • Mental Disorders
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Myomectomy
  • Transgender Gynecologic Care
  • Uterine Fibroid

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • MVP Health Care-HMO/EPO (Westchester Only)
  • MVP Health Care-PPO (Westchester Only)

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • St. Louis University School of Medicine
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Research

Selected Publications

Comparison of Carbon Dioxide Absorption Rates in Gynecologic Laparoscopy with a Valveless versus Standard In sufflation System: Randomized Controlled Trial JMIG 2020