Orthopaedics at Cody Regional Health

Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation in Northwest Wyoming

Our Cody Clinic is located at the Cody Medical Arts Complect on 720 Lindsay Lane, Suite C Cody, WY 82414 and operates Mon - Thurs from 8:00 AM to 5 PM and Friday 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Our Worland Clinic is located at the Thurston Medical Clinic on 401 South 15th Street, Worland, WY 82401 and operates every Wednesday in Worland from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM by Appointment only. Our Lovell Clinic is located at 1115 Lane 12, Lovell, WY 82431 and operates every other Tuesday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Please call 307-578-2180 for more information. Thank you!

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Meet Our Team

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

  • 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.