Physician Profile

Ryan A. Zengou, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Neurosurgery

Dr. Ryan Zengou is a neurosurgeon who graduated from the UConn School of Medicine. He treats a wide range of problems, including those pertaining to the brain, spine and peripheral nervous system. He has a particular interest in conditions related to cerebrovascular disease as well as skull base and tumor surgery including both primary brain tumors as well as metastatic disease. Dr. Zengou returns to UConn Health following extensive training at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. While at Rush he received training in the latest techniques to address complex disorders of the brain and spine including minimally invasive spine surgery as well as endoscopic approaches to the skull base.

Office Locations:

UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion, 3rd Floor West
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Education and Training:
Undergraduate SchoolEastern Connecticut State UniversityBiology
Medical SchoolUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineMedicine
InternshipRush University Medical CenterNeurological Surgery
ResidencyRush University Medical CenterNeurological Surgery
Hospital Affiliation:
  • UConn John Dempsey Hospital
Clinical Interests:

Immunosuppressive mechanisms of malignant gliomas
Immunomodulation strategies for the treatment of malignant gliomas

Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Intradural calcifying pseudoneoplasm. Singh, Hardeep; Zengou, Ryan; Moss, Isaac L. (2015). The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society,