Ryan Carl PeteringM.D.

  • Only accepting sports medicine patients at this time.
  • Associate Professor of Family Medicine, School of Medicine


  • Family Medicine

Special focus on

  • Recreational Athletes
  • Sports Medicine
  • Wilderness Medicine

I see patients at


Dr. Ryan Petering is only accepting new sports medicine patients at this time. 

Dr. Ryan Petering is a family and sports medicine Physician who sees patients of all ages. His primary care practice focused on comprehensive care and has a focus on highlighting lifestyle based approaches (exercise, sleep, nutrition) in addition to evidence based recommendations to guide people in their choices and treatments for health as well as in sickness.

As a sports medicine physician, he sees a diverse mix of athletes, weekend warriors, and less active people who have issues with joint pain, injuries or medical conditions related to sports and exercise. Clinical specialties of Dr. Petering include ultrasound use for diagnosis and treatment as well as comprehensive medical care for runners – from acute and chronic injuries to injury prevention, wellness, and medical issues related to running.

As a faculty member at OHSU, Dr. Petering serves as Medical Director of Sports Medicine as well as the Sports Medicine Fellowship Director. Education is one of the cornerstones of his work – with the OHSU team he leads hosting several national teaching conferences at OHSU annually. Academic interest include musculoskeletal ultrasound applications as well as educational curriculum development in sports medicine.

Outside of work, Dr. Petering enjoys exploring the northwest with his family on foot, skis, kayaks, SUPs, and surfskis.


  • M.D., 2006, East Tennessee State University
  • Residency:

    • Family Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, 2009
  • Fellowship:

    • Primary Care Sports Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, 2010
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Family Medicine, Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine

Memberships and associations

  • American Academy of Family Physicians

Patient ratings

4.7 out of 5 (487 Ratings, 199 Comments)

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