John Ryan, JD

General Counsel

In his position as General Counsel, John Ryan advises the company on legal matters ranging from healthcare regulatory issues to contracts to patients’ custody issues. John began his career with PrairieCare in 2007 and has been the project lead on PrairieCare’s 20 bed child and adolescent hospital in Maple Grove. He is well equipped to guide PrairieCare through the highly regulated healthcare marketplace. John has presented at the Physician Owned Hospitals of America National Conference on the topic of overcoming regulatory obstacles in building a new hospital.

During his free time, John enjoys family outings, working on cars, hunting, bicycling and golf. He married his high school sweetheart and has two wonderful two children under the age of three. He hopes to reengage in his volunteer activities which include Special Olympics Minnesota and bicycling in the MS150 when his children are a little older. John has been a member of the PrairieCare team since April 2007.


Minnesota Bar Association
Wisconsin Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association
Physician Owned Hospitals of America