We are a center of wellness minded people with a passion to share our knowledge and commitment to leading healthy lifestyles and healing.
Ryan strives to help his patients move forward in health and life, creating an ever evolving energetic, connected and gratifying existence. He received a bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Maryland, and studied Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) at Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe, NM, where he obtained a Master of Science degree in Oriental Medicine and completed an apprenticeship in acupuncture and herbology. He then completed a two-year integration course with prominent author and acupuncturist, Lonny Jarrett, and is currently studying Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis, an intricate system with a lineage tracing back to the Ming Dynasty.
Ryan is co-founder and Director of Holistic Health Associates, a health facility located in downtown Frederick integrating many aspects of health and wellness and has presented topics including acupuncture, stress management, nutrition and meditation for organizations such as Head Start, Statefarm, The Wellness Center and the Arc of Frederick County.
Ryan enjoys teaching, counseling and working with his patients to increase awareness in all aspects of their lives, improving their mental and physical well-being, engaging them to live up to their highest potentials.
Ryan started practicing in December 2003, and co-founded HHA in June 2005.