Orthopedics at Cody Regional Health

Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation in Northwest Wyoming

For all appointment and inquiries please call 307-578-2180. We look forward to serving you!

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Meet Our Team

Mark Ryzewicz, MD

Mark Ryzewicz, MD is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in general orthopedic surgeries, hip and knee reconstruction, orthopedic sports medicine, and foot and ankle reconstruction.

Christopher Rice, MD

Dr. Rice is a board-certified orthopedic provider who specializes in hand and wrist surgery. Dr. Rice completed his hand surgery fellowship from HealthPartners Institute Regional Hospital, St. Paul, MN and his orthopedic surgery residency with the University of Wisconsin Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation.

Stephen Emery, MD

Stephen Emery, MD is a fellowship-trained surgeon practicing throughout the Big Horn Basin. He specializes in orthopedic, arthroscopic, and spinal outpatient surgeries. Dr. Emery is dedicated to ensuring his patients receive the best in care and quality while keeping costs down.

Clint Merritt, PA-C

Clint Merritt, PA-C completed his Physician Assistant program at Rocky Mountain College and returned to Wyoming after graduation. He has 10 years of conservative and surgical orthopedic experience in the Cody and Big Horn Basin area. He enjoys helping people find solutions so they can return to their daily and recreational activities.

Jaclyn Ryan, PA-C

Jaclyn Ryan, PA-C brings more than 20 years’ experience in Orthopaedic treatment. Going by “Jaxi” she completed her undergraduate degree in Johnson VT before attending Yale University school of medicine where she graduated in 1993 and subsequently earned her board certification. Jaxi works with both Dr. Emery and Dr. Ryzewicz in Cody Regional Health Orthopaedic Specialists practice.

Frank Schmidt, MD

Frank Schmidt, M.D. is our Orthopaedic Service Line Medical Director. Dr. Schmidt has been practicing Orthopaedics for over 30 years and has extensive knowledge in Robot-Assisted Knee Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Total Joint Replacement, Fractures and Trauma, Pediatric Orthopedics, Arthritis, Sports Medicine & Injuries, Foot and Ankle Care and Surgery. Dr. Schmidt graduated from the University Of Oklahoma Baylor College Of Medicine and completed his residency with The University of Oklahoma General Surgery.

  • Mission

    To provide extraordinary healthcare to those we serve by people who care.

  • Vision

    The first choice for those who aspire to heal, be healed and lead healthier lives.

  • Key Values

    Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation and Collaboration.