Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants - Physician Assistant
  • Wayne State University, Physician Assistant, MI, 2008

About Me

Biographical Statement

A seasoned physician assistant trained in orthopedic trauma for over 10 years. Dedicated to providing personalized and highly reliable care to patients with pediatric and adult musculoskeletal trauma. Highly invested in the education of clinical providers entering the health care field by assisting to educate residents and physician assistant students. Mr. Desgrange speaks on the topic of orthopedics and physician assistant advocacy at the local, state and national levels. He currently serves as the Chairman for the Wayne State University PA Advisory Board, Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants President-Elect, and Peer Review Member for the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.   Mr. Desgrange is also a member of the following organizations:

  • American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)
  • Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery (PAOS)
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA)

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Advanced Practice Provider Director, Orthopedic Service Line

Awards & Honors

  • Physician Assistant Preceptor of the Year, Wayne State University (2021)
  • Pi Alpha National Honor Society for Physician Assistants (2021)
  • Outstanding Preceptor Award, Henry Ford Hospital (2019)
  • Physician Assistant Preceptor of the Year, Wayne State University (2018) 

Videos and Articles

  • Videos
  • Blog Posts

Ryan Desgrange, PA - Orthopedics, Henry Ford Health System

What is a Physician Assistant?

Broken Bone Vs. Sprain

Causes of Stress Fractures


Location Pin
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48202

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

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