100 Pioneers Medical Center Dr, Meeker, Colorado 81641, USA

Ryan C. Nau, CRNA

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist


Member of the (AANA) American Association of Nurse Anesthetist and (COANA) Colorado Association of Nurse Anesthetist

ACLS, BLS, PALS, and NRP certifications

Board Certifications:

(NBCRNA) National Board Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetist


BSN from Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV in 2004

MSN from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA in 2008

Residency Training:

Trained in Washington DC, Virginia, West Virginia and Ohio


I have practiced primarily in WV, VA, and CO and specialize in Obstetrical, Orthopedics, Neuro-Anesthesia, and Regional Techniques. Experience with Ketamine for treating pain and treatment-resistant depression


12 years of full scope of practice anesthesia services in mostly rural settings

Services/Surgeries/Procedures provided at PMC:

General, MAC, and Regional anesthesia for all of the surgical services offered at PMC with a focus on orthopedics.

What do you do in your time off?

I have 2 children, 10 and 5, and enjoy spending time with them in the Colorado outdoors. Snowboarding backcountry, Mountain Biking, and ridinng my motorcycle are my free time hobbies/sports.

Patient/Care Philosophy:

I believe in providing safe, quality anesthesia care to the rural communities of Colorado.