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Biography - Shawn Ryan, MD, MBA, FASAM

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Shawn Ryan, MD, MBA, FASAM originally trained as an emergency physician at the University of Cincinnati and simultaneously obtained his MBA while completing his residency. For over 13 years, Dr. Ryan has practiced in the Greater Cincinnati area, and for part of that period, he functioned as a hospital administrator (Department Chairman of Quality and Patient Safety). During this time, he became acutely aware of the issue of heroin/opioid abuse in the region and for the past 7 years has been working tirelessly to make a difference in his community. Dr. Ryan serves on numerous regional, state, and national committees/workgroups focused on turning the tide of this epidemic.

He is currently the Chief Medical Officer of BrightView Health, one of the largest provider of addiction treatment services in the Midwest. He is also the immediate-past president of the Ohio Society of Addiction Medicine and currently serves on ASAM’s Board of Directors as Regional Director, Region IV. He is a member of ASAM’s Practice Management and Regulatory Affairs Committee and Billing and Coding Subcommittee.