Professional Biographies

Ryan Tyner, MD, FACS, Chief Medical Officer

Primary Specialty: Bariatrics

Secondary Specialty: General Surgery

Years With Optum: 9

Average Star Rating:

(232 patient ratings)

  • Undergrad School:

    Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

  • Medical School:

    Medical Doctor, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

  • Residency:

    University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, TX/Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX

  • Fellowships:

    Wilford Hall Medical Center. Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery

Special Interests:

Minimally Invasive/Bariatric Surgery including:

  • Roux en Y Gastric Bypass
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • Reflux, Esophageal, and Stomach Surgery
  • Gallbladder, Spleen, and Pancreatic Disease
  • Colon and Rectal Disease, including Diverticulitis and Cancers
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Heartburn and Reflux
Previous Employment:

DaVita Medical Group, Lead Physician, Department of Surgery, Medical Director Surgical Specialties

Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric Surgical Attending, 2010-2012.

General Surgery Attending, Wilford Hall Medical Center/Brooke Army Medical Center, TX, 2008-2012.

Chief Physician, Trauma Director, and Deputy Commander 655th Forward Surgical Team, Forward Operating Base Ghanzi, Afghanistan, 9/2010- 4/2011.

General Surgeon, Craig Joint Theater Hospital, Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, 8/2008- 2/2009.

Assistant Professor, Department of General Surgery at UTHSCSA, 12/2009-2012.

Director/Officer in Charge, Wilford Hall Medical Center Breast Cancer Center, 2008-2010.


Board Certified General Surgery

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Patient Ratings & Reviews

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Oct 23, 2020

Clear, transparent and very informational. Good experience

- Verified Patient

Sep 26, 2020

Dr. Ryan Tyner was very methodical and organized in explaining everything. He used simple terms so that patient understands what is being discussed. He took his time to ask if I had any questions or concerns and he answered each one of them very appropriately.

- Verified Patient

Sep 23, 2020

Dr Tyner is an excellent physician

- Verified Patient

Aug 07, 2020

Dr. Tyner is a genius.

- Verified Patient

Jul 24, 2020

Dr. Tyner showed empathy, very rare these days

- Verified Patient

Jul 21, 2020

Dr Tyner is always very thorough with what the procedure is going to be and always helps me feel comfortable with what's to come afterwards.

- Verified Patient

Jun 19, 2020

very thorough and caring

- Verified Patient

Jun 12, 2020

DR. Tyner has historically explained in detail any options and or outcomings before moving ahead with treatment. There have never been any surprises with DR. Tyner.

- Verified Patient

Apr 03, 2020

*Dr. Tyner very caring.

- Verified Patient

Mar 11, 2020

Dr. Tyner is patient, gives in depth information and has amazing bedside manners. By far my favorite provider.

- Verified Patient






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