OrthoVirginia Physician Assistants

Ryan L. Kling, PA-C, A.T. Ret.



  • The National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants
  • The National Athletic Trainer's Association Board of Certification
  • ACLS/BCLS Certification


  • Virginia Board of Medicine, Active

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate: Michigan State University,  Bachelor of Science in Physical Education (1983)
  • Graduate: University of Tulsa, Master of Arts in Physical Education with emphasis in Athletic Training (1985)
  • Undergraduate: University of Kentucky, Lexington KY , Bachelor of Science in Health Science/ Physician Assistant Studies (2000)

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants (VAPA)
  • National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) 
  • Virginia Athletic Trainers Association (VATA)

Professional Experience

  • OrthoVirginia (08/2000-present) 
  • Head Athletic Trainer Morehead State University (1992 – 2000)
  • Athletic Trainer Men’s Basketball Temple University (1989 – 1992)
  • Assistant Athletic Trainer Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (1985 – 1989)
  • Assistant Athletic Trainer University of Tulsa (1983 – 1985)

Hospital Affiliations

  • Centra Lynchburg General Hospital – Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital – Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Surgery Center of Lynchburg