Dr. Ryan Meis was raised in Crescent, IA, then attended Morningside College where he was a 4-year starter and First-Team Academic All-American shortstop on the baseball team. He then returned to the Omaha area for medical school at Creighton University, before moving on to Madison, WI for an orthopaedic surgery residency. Dr. Meis next spent a year with Dr. James Andrews at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL where he completed a fellowship in sports medicine and knee and shoulder surgery. He has been with CNOS since 2005.
Dr. Meis is dedicated to the individualized and personal care of each of his patients and their unique circumstances. Due to his own experiences and specialty training, he has chosen to focus his practice on the care of patients with athletic injuries and specialty care of knee, shoulder, and elbow disorders. His experience in Birmingham has provided him with a special appreciation for and understanding of injuries to the throwing athlete. He has written a number of articles and book chapters for publication.
Dr. Meis is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He serves as the team physician for Morningside College and assists with care of multiple high school teams. Dr. Meis also lectures and demonstrates shoulder procedures nationally.