Meet Dr. Dalton Ryba, DPM FACFAS

Dr. Dalton Ryba is passionate about your foot and ankle health. He holds dual board certification through the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine; one of the youngest podiatric physicians in the country to reach this achievement. He received his medical degree in 2016 from Des Moines University, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery where he graduated with Honors – Pi Delta, representing the top of his class. He completed residency at John Peter Smith Hospital, in Fort Worth, TX, where he served as the chief resident for his residency program.

Dr. Ryba found his passion for medicine through sport. Born in Nebraska, he began his journey into medicine at Doane University. While at Doane, he earned a pre-medicine designation bachelor’s degree in biochemistry while minoring in psychology at Doane University. Dr. Ryba also earned Academic All-American and GPAC all-conference honors as a member of the football team during this time.

Dr. Ryba found an opportunity with Lone Star Orthopaedic and Spine Specialists. He joined the group in 2019 and feels blessed to work with such a great group of doctors.

Dr. Ryba manages all aspects of foot and ankle care, from bunions and hammertoes to complex foot and ankle deformities. He is passionate about wound care and limb preservation, as well as advanced trauma and reconstruction. Dr. Ryba is also involved in clinical research, having published in multiple journals, and has been invited to speak at local and national events.

In his spare time, Dr. Ryba enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, Kelsie, son, Parker, and staying active in the community.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
  • American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • American Society of Podiatric Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations

  • Texas Health Huguley Hospital – Burleson
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital – Fort Worth
  • Texas Health Mansfield Hospital – Mansfield
  • Medical City Fort Worth – Fort Worth
  • Baylor Scott & White All-Saints – Fort Worth
  • Methodist Mansfield Medical Center – Mansfield
  • Lifecare Hospital – Fort Worth
  • Kindred Hospital Southwest – Fort Worth
  • Allegiant Wellness and Rehab – Crowley

Surgical Center Affiliations

  • Baylor Scott & White Surgical Hospital – Fort Worth
  • Baylor Surgicare Surgery Center – Fort Worth
  • Baylor Surgicare Surgery Center – Mansfield
  • Texas Health Huguley Surgical Center – Burleson
  • Texas Health Surgery Center Chisholm Trail – Fort Worth
  • St. Camillus Medical Center – Hurst

Wound Care Center

  • Kindred Hospital Southwest – Fort Worth

Conditions Managed and Procedures Performed

Wound Care

  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers
  • Venous Stasis Ulcers
  • Vascular Ulcers
  • Traumatic Wounds

General Foot Care

  • Ingrown and Fungal Nail Care
  • Athletes Foot
  • Diabetic Foot Exams
  • Orthotics

Foot and Ankle Pain

  • Bunion Care
  • Hammertoes
  • Neuromas
  • Heel Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Bone Spurs
  • Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Shin Splints


  • Foot and Ankle Bone Fractures and Dislocations
  • Tendon and Ligaments Ruptures
  • Lacerations and Skin Injuries


  • Diabetic Foot Infections
  • Gangrene
  • Osteomyelitis


  • Flat Foot/High Arch Foot Reconstruction
  • Total Ankle Replacement
  • Joint Fusion
  • Charcot Arthropathy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Brachymetatarsia/Syndactyly/Polydactyly

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