Stephen Ryan, MD
Asheville Hospitalist Group
Dr. Ryan is originally from New Orleans, LA. He has been with the Asheville Hospitalist Group since 2008. Prior to joining this group, he worked as a hospitalist physician and was full partner for Hospitalist Internists of Austin. Established in 1997, this physician-owned group has grown to 40 physicians serving 10 hospitals in Central Texas.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Residency: Oregon Health Sciences University
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, 1999
What do you find most rewarding about your area of practice? I enjoy caring for patients from a comprehensive perspective and interacting with multiple specialists. I enjoy taking care of acutely ill patients with diagnostically challenging problems.
Why did you decide to specialize in your specialty? My wife persuaded me to enter hospital medicine.
What do you like most about practicing at Mission Health System? Mission Health System is a well-run hospital with top-notch physicians. The medical problems encountered here are challenging.
Personal Interests: Dr. Ryan enjoys soccer, mountain biking, coaching, teaching, fishing and woodworking.