About Calvin Ridgeway, M.D.Calvin Ridgeway, M.D., is a board-certified surgical oncologist that specializes in breast cancer and skin cancer. He has been in practice for 20 years. He began his career as a general surgeon for the United States Air force at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque. In 2008, Dr. Ridgeway joined Lovelace Women’s Hospital to start the first accredited Breast Care Center in New Mexico.
Dr. Ridgeway earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind. He earned his medical degree at Tulane University in New Orleans and he completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Missouri in Kansas City, Mo. Dr. Ridgeway went on to complete a fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of Illinois in Chicago.
Dr. Ridgeway is active in the medical community. Throughout his career, he has been a member of many professional organizations. He was a founding member of the New Mexico Cancer Care Alliance and currently serves as the co-chair of its board of directors. He is an active member of the Society of Surgical Oncology, the American College of Surgeons and the American society of Breast Surgeons.
Since beginning his career in Albuquerque, Dr. Ridgeway has opened multiple clinical trials for the treatment of breast cancer and melanoma. He currently serves as a volunteer faculty member at the University of New Mexico and at St. Francis University in Albuquerque.