Ryan was born and raised in Fairfax, Virginia. He attended Virginia Commonwealth University and graduated with a degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. After graduation, he moved to Virginia Beach and became an Emergency Medical Technician and emergency department scribe. After completing prerequisite courses, he was accepted into Eastern Virginia Medical School’s Physician Assistant program where he focused on dermatology. He completed two dermatology clinical rotations including adult and pediatric dermatology. After graduation, he moved to Western Massachusetts to begin his career at Lenzy Dermatology. His areas of interest include acne, hair loss, skin cancer, eczema, and psoriasis. Outside of the office, he is an avid outdoorsman. Ryan enjoys rock climbing, skateboarding, surfing, and hiking with his wife and two dogs.