Meet Dr. Ryan Esser

Dr. Ryan Esser


  • Mount Marty College, Yankton, SD, Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry
  • Northwestern Health Sciences University, Bloomington, MN, Doctor of Chiropractic

Board Certifications

  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners


  • Sioux Falls Chiropractic, 2010-2013
  • Salem & Freeman Chiropractic, 2013-2016
  • Ortman Clinic, 2017-Present

Conditions We Treat

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Disc Problems
  • Chronic Pain
  • Headaches
  • Accident Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • GI Issues
  • Weight Loss
  • Nutrition
  • Lifestyle
  • Preventative Care

Personal Summary

Dr. Ryan Esser is the newest addition to the Ortman Clinic. He is excited to begin his time here and building relationships with the patients he treats.

“I grew up in Canova, SD and graduated from Howard High School in 2003. I went into the chiropractic profession after having terrific results with conservative care growing up with scoliosis.”

Dr. Esser has a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry degree from Mount Marty College, and like many of our doctors, attended the Northwestern Health Services to receive his Doctor of Chiropractic. With his free time, Dr. Ryan Esser enjoys sports, particularly basketball and swimming, as well as home improvement projects and landscaping. He is married to Melissa and together they have three children: Keira, Tristen, and Jace.