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Banner Health welcomes general surgeons


FALLON, NV (Feb. 27, 2014) – Banner Health has recently welcomed two general surgeons to its provider team in Fallon.

Raymond Ryan, MD, and Lisa Rasmussen, MD, now see patients at the Banner Health Clinic specializing in general surgery at 801 E. Williams Ave., Suite 3306.

Dr. Ryan is a graduate of Creighton University in Omaha, NE. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Kansas – Wichita. Certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Ryan specializes in a number of different diseases and procedures including: skin lesions; melanoma; breast masses; cysts; biopsies; gallstones and gallbladder disease; heartburn (GERD-acid reflux), ulcers; hiatal hernia management; bowel obstructions; colon polyps and cancer; wounds; laceration repair; treatment of abscesses and more.

“I will do my best to put you at ease, to make your surgical experience as stress-free as possible and teach you about your condition,” Dr. Ryan explained. “Many problems can be successfully managed without surgery.”

Outside of work, Dr. Ryan enjoys sailing, golf, hiking, camping, backpacking, downhill skiing, choral sings, playing the piano and photography.

Dr. Rasmussen graduated from RFUHS/The Chicago Medical School, and completed her internship and residency at Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA. Certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Rasmussen specializes in general and vascular surgery, including: colon and rectal surgery; breast surgery; wound care; endoscopy; surgical oncology; advanced laparoscopy; carotid surgery; and venous disease.

“I believe in providing compassionate surgical care based on the most up-to-date medical standards,” she explained.

Outside of work, Dr. Rasmussen enjoys spending time with her family, doing various outdoor activities and participating in triathlons.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Ryan or Dr. Rasmussen, call (775) 867-7770. For more information about physicians at Banner Health, visit

About Banner Medical Group
Banner Medical Group, Banner Health's employed physician group, is a team of more than 900 physicians and more than 3,300 total employees located in Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. BMG doctors and other providers care for patients in a variety of care settings. BMG primary care providers like pediatricians, internists, family medicine physicians and obstetrician/gynecologists staff Banner Health Clinics and Banner Health Centers. For more information, visit

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