Ryan Church, DNP is a spine care specialist in Salt Lake City. He cares for patients with back and neck pain.

Ryan is a native of Southern Utah. As a young man, he joined the United States Army Reserve, where was trained as an emergency medical technician and combat medic. Ryan completed a baccalaureate program at the University of Utah. He later completed a master's in nursing/nurse practitioner program at the University of Utah graduating near the top of his class. Ryan then worked two years in a comprehensive pain clinic before moving to Coral Desert Spine to work closely with other orthopedic spine specialists.

After seeing thousands of patients and assisting in over 1,200 surgeries, he has developed a high level of expertise to complement his caring personality. In 2012, Ryan completed a doctorate degree of nursing practice at the University of Utah. He also joined the MountainStar Healthcare network when Coral Desert Spine merged with St. Mark’s Comprehensive Spine Center.

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University of Utah



Procedures & Conditions

  • Arthritis of the spine
  • Back injuries
  • Bone spur
  • Bursa injection
  • Head and neck conditions
  • Herniated disc
  • Leg pain
  • Low back pain
  • Neck injuries
  • Neck pain
  • Pinched nerve in back
  • Pinched nerve in neck
  • Sciatica (not due to disc displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Spinal cord tumor
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spondolthesis
  • Trigger point injection
  • Whiplash


Office Locations

MountainStar Comprehensive Spine Center - St. Mark's & Lone Peak Hospitals
1220 East 3900 South
Suite 1F
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
Phone: (801) 262-5711

Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: By Appointment

Accepted Insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • GEHA
  • Hometown Health Plan
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • PEHP
  • SelectHealth
  • Tricare
  • TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Worker's Compensation WC

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