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Ritu Salani
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Ritu Salani, MD, MBA, is a gynecologic oncologist and assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Born and raised in Springfield, Ohio, Dr. Salani received her medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio, where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Salani completed a residency in gynecology and obstetrics at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Ga., and served as the chief administrative resident. This was followed by a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine at which time she also received her Master of Business Administration. After her fellowship, she joined the faculty at Ohio State.

Since joining the faculty at Ohio State, she has received numerous teaching awards from the medical students and residents. She has published multiple articles and book chapters with a focus on survivorship for women with gynecologic cancers and is the principal investigator on national and institutional clinical trials.

Additionally, Dr. Salani has been actively involved in national and international organizations, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the International Gynecologic Cancer Society. She also currently serves on the Health Outcomes Research Committee of the Gynecologic Oncology Group and has served on the executive council for the Society of Gynecologic Oncology.


  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of America’s “Top Doctors” for 2015
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2016

Medical Degree

  • M.D.
    Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine


  • Obstetrics / Gynecology
    Emory University Hospital
    7/1/2001 - 6/30/2005

Specialties and conditions I treat

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Gynecologic Cancers
  • Ovarian Cancers
  • Uterine Cancers
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Robotics
  • Endometrial Cancers
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancers
  • Vulvar Cancers

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Locations where I practice

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More about my work

My background


  • OB/GYN / Gynecological Oncology
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institute
    7/1/2005 - 6/30/2008

Board Certifications

American Board of OB/GYN

American Board of OB/GYN (Subspecialty: Gynecologic Oncology)

My Department

Obstetrics & Gynecology

My Division

Gynecologic Oncology

Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 03/28/17, Dr. Salani has reported financial relationships with the medical device, research and/or drug companies listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office at 614-293-7802.

  • Clovis Oncology