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Welcome to RyanAStanton.com and YourEverydayMedicine.com! Dr. Stanton is a board certified Emergency Medicine Physician in Lexington, KY.
Ryan is employed by Mesa Medical Group as a full-time emergency physician in and around Lexington, KY. He serves as the Director of PR, Media, and Education for Mesa. He also serves as the medical director for Lexington Fire/EMS in Lexington, KY.
Ryan is active in several state and national medical societies, through presentations and leadership roles. He is currently the Public Relations Chairman and President Elect for the Kentucky chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Ryan has also been named to the Public/Media Relations Committee for the American College of Emergency Physicians. Through ACEP, he regularly contributes to various media outlets.(ACEP Newsmakers)
Media has always been of great interest to Ryan. It all started as a narrator for Sunday services at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church in Johnson City, TN at the ripe old age of 14. Once in college, he began work with WETS-FM 89.5 NPR for East Tennessee State University. While with WETS, he participated in news editing, board operations, announcing, and program production. Before starting medical school, Ryan spent a summer with WJHL-TV in Johnson City, TN as a production assistant. After a preliminary year in surgery at ETSU, he spent a year performing board operations and on-air work for Clear Channel Radio in Lexington, Ky. He also volunteered for board operations and reading for Central Kentucky Radio Eye, a radio service for the blind in Lexington, which he still continues today. While a resident at the University of Kentucky, Ryan had the opportunity to spend a month as an Intern with the ABC News Medical Unit in Boston, MA, writing stories for ABCnews.com, researching stories for other ABC outlets, and doing some on-air work for ABCNewsNow. Ryan continues to contribute written and video stories for ABC. In December of 2008, Ryan was named the "Doc On-Call" for WTVQ-36 in Lexington, an ABC affiliate. This position involved on-air interviews and segments with WTVQ anchors Lauren Gawthrop and Doug High, dealing with common emergency topics and viewer questions. Ryan's also produces "Everyday Medicine", which is a series of short health topics available on WETS-FM and as a podcast. His most recent project is "Tools of the Trade". Tools of the Trade is a two minute syndicated television segment featuring the many tools that make modern medicine possible.