- Undergraduate: University of Wyoming
- Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine
- Preliminary Year: University of Wisconsin Madison - General Surgery
Ryan was born and raised in southeastern Wyoming. After attending the University of Wyoming on a cross country scholarship, where he earned degrees in Molecular Biology and Human Physiology, he graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. Prior to beginning radiology residency, he completed a general surgery internship at UW Health. In his free time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife Emily, a UW Health pharmacist, and his dog Stretch. His hobbies include running, mountain climbing, board games, and watching sports.