Meet Our Doctor
Here at Southwest Drive Animal Clinic, our staff is filled with highly trained and experienced animal lovers who care deeply about their jobs. Everyone makes it a goal to learn everything they can about the field they love in order to give our patients the highest level of care.
Our team is also kind. The members treat each patient, whether healthy or sick, with plenty of love and attention. They educate owners on the importance of preventative care to keep their pets healthy, while doing everything they can to help when their pets are not feeling well.
If you would like to speak to one of our staff, feel free to contact us today at (870) 935-4012.
Dr. Ryan graduated with a BSA from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville in 1983 and received his D.V.M. from Louisiana State University in 1987. Initially, he worked for a large animal practice in Claremore, Oklahoma, where he worked at several race tracks, breeding farms, and competition equine facilities. He then worked at a sizable small animal practice in Houston, Texas before moving to Jonesboro in 1991. He has been involved in numerous state and local organizations; is an active member in the Presbyterian Church; and supports all area humane societies. He is a licensed wildlife rehabilitator-caring for over 100 birds and other animals each year. He is an ardent supporter of his children in several activities and enjoys hiking, traveling, and fishing with his family.