- Undergraduate: University of California Irvine
- Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine
- Preliminary Year: University of Florida College of Medicine - Medicine
Ryan was born and raised in Orange County, California and attended University of California - Irvine. After he received his undergraduate degree, he attended the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Following medical school, Ryan spent a year as a medicine intern at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. In his free time, he enjoys exploring Madison with his wife, trying new restaurants and bars with his resident class, Liverpool FC, Los Angeles sports teams, and finally ending the attending championship dynasty in fantasy football.