Dr. Ryan Breshears is a clinical health psychologist and the Director of Psychological Services for the WellStar Medical Group. He earned his doctorate from the University of Georgia and a clinical psychology internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Denver VA Medical Center. In addition to his responsibilities with WellStar, he is a member of the graduate faculty at the University of Georgia, where he supervises the clinical training of pre-doctoral psychology students. With a specialization in psychological assessment and testing, Dr. Breshears conducts pre-surgical psychological evaluations for bariatric surgery and spinal cord stimulation procedures. He also provides health and behavior modification and counseling for patients with various medical and psychiatric comorbidities (e.g. obesity, binge eating disorder, depression, etc.).