Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming Announces New Board Member

CHEYENNE, WYO – Cody physician, Mark Ryzewicz, MD, has recently joined the Board of Directors of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming (BCBSWY).  Dr. Ryzewicz is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and is affiliated with the Northern Wyoming Surgical Centerand Cody Regional Health.  

“We are excited to have Dr. Ryzewicz join our Board,” said BCBSWY President and CEO Diane Gore.  “For the 75 years our company has served the residents of Wyoming, we have been fortunate to have Wyoming physicians participate in our leadership.  As a community physician, Dr. Ryzewicz understands the challenges and rewards of practicing medicine in Wyoming and his perspectives will be valued.” 

A graduate of Stanford University, Dr. Ryzewicz received his medical degree from Vanderbilt School of Medicine and completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at University of Colorado Health in Denver.  He has practiced in Laramie, Sheridan, Worland and Rapid City, SD and has been in Cody since 2016.   

“I look forward to serving on the BCBSWY Board,” Ryzewicz said “and participating in the discussions of today’s complex health care system, and the important role that health insurance plays.” 

Dr. Ryzewicz is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, and the Wyoming Medicine Society.  He also serves as an alumni interviewer for undergraduate admissions for Stanford University.  He is very active in the youth soccer program in Cody and serves as a board member for the Yellowstone Fire soccer club.  He is married to Betsy Kennedy Ryzewicz and the father of three children.   

 About Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming 

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming (BCBSWY), a not-for-profit health insurer and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, provides access to high quality health care coverage, services and programs to help our members make the best health care decisions and get the best care.  With 10 locations across Wyoming, we provide hometown service to residents and businesses while serving people and charitable organizations in communities around the state. Learn more about us at   


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