Melanie S. Ryan, M.D. (303) 415-7272 Primary Specialties Hospital Medicine Internal Medicine Medical Groups & Affiliations Internal Medicine Associates of Foothills SHARE How The Ratings Are Compiled 4.8 out of 5 (320 Ratings, 60 comments) Patient Guide to Satisfaction Surveys and Ratings Boulder Community Health wants to help you make informed decisions about your health care and about the BCH-employed physicians and providers who can care for you. As part of that commitment, we post our employed provider's patient satisfaction ratings online. These 5-star ratings and comments come from patient surveys administered by NRC Health, an independent company that specializes in health care research. Read more to understand how we develop our patient experience ratings. Read More Explained Understandably 4.9 Listened Carefully 4.9 Gave Understandable Answers 4.8 Knew Medical History 4.4 Showed Respect 4.9 Spent Enough Time 4.9 Primary Office Address Internal Medicine Associates of Foothills 4820 Riverbend Road Boulder, CO 80301 Get Directions Phone (303) 415-7272 Fax (720) 854-7197 About Physician Bio Dr. Ryan is board-certified in Internal Medicine. As an internist, Dr. Ryan has expertise in the diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of adult disorders, including treatment of severe chronic illnesses. She has been a practicing physician in both primary internal medicine and hospital medicine since 1995. Dr. Ryan received her medical degree at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. She completed her internship and residency at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. She also received a BS in Chemical Engineering at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Dr. Ryan worked in research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder prior to pursuing a medical career. Education Medical School UC Denver Residency Oregon Health Sciences University Comments 26-Dec-2017 Dr.Ryan treated me as a patient several years ago and I am delighted to repeat the experience. She is superior in all areas. 22-Dec-2017 Great doctor and place. 15-Dec-2017 I would definitely recommend my friends and family to see Dr Ryan.I was impressed with her consult and also the very well run office. 1-Dec-2017 a real listener, thoughtful, contemplative in complex and difficult medical situations AND a fine individual overall 30-Nov-2017 Dr. Ryan listened to my questions and concerns during the appointment I had with her. She addressed each issue I brought forward. This is good practice. Dr. Ryan reviewed and discussed my current medications. Always a good idea. She explained things in easy to understand language. She sent me home with a clear, concise set of instructions. I have no hesitation about seeing Dr. Ryan again. I felt like I mattered to Dr. Ryan. 30-Nov-2017 As I said in my previous response, I have recommended Dr. Ryan to others and have received positive feedback. (One person referred to her as a "rock star".)Feel free to share my responses. 29-Nov-2017 Dr Ryan has a calm, thoughtful, and caring presence. She encourages patient partnership in determining care plan. She took time to listen, and did not hurry the visit. Would recommend her with no hesitation. 29-Nov-2017 I very much like Dr. Ryan's approach. She is always on time (unlike other doctors at the practice), she listens and gives sufficient time. She always takes the time to read the relevant history before coming in to the patient and she is well informed. She is willing to discuss options and she has no problem explaining her recommendations. Her patient-handling manner is excellent. 29-Nov-2017 is OK 17-Nov-2017 Dr. Ryan is personable, professional, and concerned about my health. I felt 'heard' by her in ever respect; plus, her medical assistant, Felecia, is the best! She made thoughtful suggestions about further testing, as well as appropriate medications. I know that I'm in good hands for my medical care. 15-Nov-2017 this was my first (and short) visit with the provider. it was just a physical, i can't make a lot of judgement at this point. 8-Nov-2017 Dr. Ryan is a friendly, knowledgeable and caring Dr. 3-Nov-2017 Best Doctor visit I have ever had. 3-Nov-2017 Excellent over experience. 2-Nov-2017 Dr. Ryan was attentive and helpful. 1-Nov-2017 Provider was good, and I would recommend her. 1-Nov-2017 Responsive and caring. Takes time necessary to understand situation and provide answers to any question. Knows our history and concerns. Great internist! 27-Oct-2017 She was pleasant, respectful, and patient. I look forward to seeing her again. 26-Oct-2017 Dr Ryan was thorough , compassionate , and cares about her patients , 25-Oct-2017 Very personable and quick to respond with follow up items 20-Oct-2017 That the doctor is present, attentive, and open to hearing me. 19-Oct-2017 She had actually looked at my medical file and was familiar with my history and could answer questions well as a result. 11-Oct-2017 Dr. Ryan is everything I hoped for in a physician. Warm, honest, and respectful. She let me go at the pace with which I was comfortable. 6-Oct-2017 Great doctor. Willing to listen. Knowledgeable. I'm glad I switched to her! 4-Oct-2017 If you are looking for a physician who is compassionate, will listen and honor you, and has a solid medical understanding, you can come home to Dr. Melanie Ryan.