Ashley Ryan was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science at Northern Arizona University. After her undergraduate degree, Ashley worked as a patient care specialist at Western Neurosurgery in Tucson, Arizona. Ashley graduated from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona with a Master of Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant studies in 2013. While in school, she volunteered by providing care at a homeless shelter and performed physicals for high school athletes.
Ashley worked as a neurosurgical physician assistant before joining My Chula Vista Doctors and has experience in the operating room as well as with inpatient and outpatient management of care. She took neurosurgical trauma call at Scripps Level I and II Trauma Centers and was also affiliated with several Sharp hospitals. In her free time, she enjoys being active including playing volleyball, group exercise classes, and going to the dog beach. She is actively learning to become proficient in Spanish.