Colin Ryan, APRN, CRNA





Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Colin Ryan of Brainerd joined the Surgery Team of Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in August 2020. Ryan came to CRMC from the United States Army where he served as a CRNA in Kuwait and Afghanistan in 2011. He also has experience as a staff CRNA at Children’s Hospital and United Hospital in St. Paul, Greenway Surgery Center in Minneapolis, St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood, and Essentia St. Joseph’s Hospital and Brainerd Lakes Surgery Center in Brainerd. The CRNA earned his Master’s degree at the Minneapolis School of Anesthesia and a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from St. John’s University. He is a licensed Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and holds certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Ryan is a member of the American and Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists and serves on the National Board on Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists.