Matthew Ryan, MD

Born in southwest Iowa, Dr. Ryan attended Iowa State University, where he received his degree in aerospace Engineering. He attended medical school at the University of Iowa. He completed his residency and oncology and hematology fellowships at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is board certified in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine.

Dr. Ryan resides in Hobart with his wife, Jenna, and their two children. He enjoys spending time with his family and reading.

“I find it very rewarding to provide the latest leading-edge treatments and compassionate care to my patients.”


  • Treatment of all cancer types
  • Treatment of blood disorders
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI) Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) trial participant


  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA


  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


  • Medical Oncology: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Hematology: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine


  • Developed clinical practice guidelines for Mayo Clinic oncology tumor group
  • Undergraduate degree in aerospace engineering
  • Married, father of two, enjoys time with his family and reading


Dr. Ryan has a knack for bringing people together and a caring way of making you feel safe and comfortable.
KEY TRAITS: Thoughtful, focused, heartfelt


  • Matthew's Blog Posts

    Low red blood cells or hemoglobin called anemia is the most common blood disorder world-wide.  However, some patients have hemoglobin that is too high called polycythemia.  Polycythemia can be caused by a ...

    During World War II in 1943 as allied armies were gaining a foothold in Italy, the Southern Italian town of Bari was a major port to supply the growing armies. ...