Ryan McDonald, LOTR

Louisiana Area Manager

Ryan McDonald, an Occupational Therapist, graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2004 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Occupational Therapy.  He has spent most of his career in long term care, but has also worked with patients in outpatient, rehab, and acute care settings.  Ryan has worked for The Summit Rehab for six years as a Director of Rehab and in 2015, he was promoted to Area Director and now manages facilities across the state of Louisiana.

As part of Summit management, Ryan has developed many tools, including an outcomes tracking tool, a payroll based journal tool, and other data analytics. Ryan has also presented at The Summit’s Director of Rehab Workshop regarding creative therapy interventions with substantive documentation and other case studies.  

Ryan and his wife, Laura, live in West Monroe, Louisiana. They have two young children, Aubrey and Gavin, whom they enjoy chasing after. Ryan enjoys cooking, as well as running and working out so that he can eat all the good food Louisiana has to offer.