Orthopedics at Cody Regional Health

Orthopedic Surgery & Rehabilitation in the Big Horn Basin

Trust your family with our family of Orthopaedic providers. Cody Regional Health Orthopedic Specialty Clinic offers pediatric, adolescent and adult orthopaedic same day care where no appointment or physician referral is required. Cody Regional Health Orthopaedic Specialty Clinic partners with MicroPort Orthopedics, a world renown Orthopaedic manufacturer. MicroPort never stands still, they are constantly providing us with the latest technologies and techniques to get our patients back to full function, faster.

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Below you will find an overview of surgeries we offer for various parts of the body. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of our available procedures. If you would like to ask about a specific operation, please visit or call us at:

Cathcart Health Center

424 Yellowstone Avenue, Suite 250
Cody, WY 82414

Our orthopedists and orthopedic surgeons treat a variety of conditions, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Joint Pain
  • Back & spinal pain
  • Bone fractures
  • Sports injuries
  • Joint replacement
  • Hip replacement
  • Herniated disk surgery
  • ACI reconstruction
  • Spinal surgery

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.

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.

  • 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.