Riechers, Ronald, MD

Professional Affiliations

  • Medical Director, Cleveland FES Center
  • Chief of Service, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
  • Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH


Publications (Select)

  • Riechers RG, Walker MF, Ruff RL. Post-traumatic headaches. Handb Clin Neurol. 2015;128:567–578. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-63521-1.00036-4 Pubmed PMID: 25701908
  • Riechers RG, Ruff SE, Ruff RL. Suicidality and injury of the prefrontal cortex in multiple incidents of mild traumatic brain injury. JAMA Psychiatry. 2014 Jan;71(1):94. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.2989 Pubmed PMID: 24382568
  • Theeler B, Lucas S, Riechers RG, Ruff RL. Post-traumatic headaches in civilians and military personnel: a comparative, clinical review. Headache. 2013 Jun;53(6):881–900. doi: 10.1111/head.12123 Pubmed PMID: 23721236
  • Riechers RG, Shuster JL, Bryan KJ, Burant CJ, Ball SL. Prior housing conditions and sleep loss may affect recovery from brain injury in rats: a pilot study. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2013;50(4):455–462. Pubmed PMID: 23934866
  • Ruff RL, Riechers RG. Effective treatment of traumatic brain injury: learning from experience. JAMA. 2012 Nov 21;308(19):2032–2033. doi: 10.1001/jama.2012.14008 Pubmed PMID: 23168827
  • Marshall SA, Riechers RG. Diagnosis and management of moderate and severe traumatic brain injury sustained in combat. Mil Med. 2012 Aug;177(8 Suppl):76–85. Pubmed PMID: 22953444
  • Ruff RL, Riechers RG, Wang X-F, Piero T, Ruff SS. A case-control study examining whether neurological deficits and PTSD in combat veterans are related to episodes of mild TBI. BMJ Open. 2012;2(2):e000312. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000312 Pubmed PMID: 22431700
  • Ruff RL, Riechers RG, Wang X-F, Piero T, Ruff SS. For veterans with mild traumatic brain injury, improved posttraumatic stress disorder severity and sleep correlated with symptomatic improvement. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2012;49(9):1305–1320. Pubmed PMID: 23408213

Contact Information

Contact Name: Ronald Riechers
Contact Number: (216) 791-3800 x65229
Contact Email: Ronald.Riechers@va.gov