Ryan Shepherd, PA-C

Ryan Shepherd

About Ryan Shepherd, PA-C

Ryan Shepherd is a certified physician assistant (PA) specializing in neurosurgery.

Ryan enjoys hearing his patients’ stories and believes patient care is improved when you take the time to connect and understand the patient as a whole. He feels his diverse background as a neurophysiologist and his various roles within the surgical setting give him a unique advantage in the field of neurosurgery. He loves helping his patients make decisions that will positively impact their lives.

A California native, Ryan has lived in Georgia for three years. His hobbies include cooking, cycling, gardening and hiking with his wife and dogs.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Arts, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Nutrition and Toxicology minor, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Certified, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • Certified, Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring
  • Member, American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Member, Georgia Association of Physician Assistants
  • Member, American Society of Neurophysiological Monitoring
  • Member, ASET Neurodiagnostic Society

Special Interests

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurocognitive disorders
  • Metabolic health
  • Longevity