Cullen Ryburn, MD

Billings, MT

Dr. Ryburn is a board-certified ophthalmologist whose warm personality puts patients at ease and guides them through their procedures with expertise they can trust. Read More


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Meet Dr. Ryburn

In addition to his surgical competence, Dr. Ryburn has established a reputation for quickly and easily building rapport with a variety of patients. He’s a trusted source of knowledge for his patients and his peers, and has become a true asset to the Vance Thompson Vision team as it strives to provide an excellent patient experience.

Interests & Added Expertise

Besides being an ophthalmologist, Dr. Ryburn is a landscape photographer, a discipline he picked up while exploring America’s national parks.

Dr. Ryburn is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.


  • University of Texas, Austin, TX
  • Texas Tech University School of Medicine
  • Virginia Mason Hospital Internship, Seattle, WA
  • University of Colorado Residency, Aurora, CO
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Fellowship, University of Miami

Personal & Hobbies

Outside of patient care, Cullen loves outdoor activities. In addition to photography, he enjoys kayaking, snowboarding, backpacking, fishing, and a host of other activities.

Prioritizing Research

Dr. Ryburn has a curiosity and passion for research and participating in clinical trials. He loves education, and as opportunities arise, speaking at national meetings and writing for ophthalmology journals.

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Dr. Ryburn always looks forward to welcoming new and current patients. To schedule a consultation with his team, simply call the number below or click Contact Us and we’ll be in touch shortly. We are honored by the opportunity to serve you.

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