Ryan Bayko, MD — Certified for Medical Marijuana Evaluation and Prescription
At Beavercreek Commons Family Practice
38 Woodcroft Trail, Beavercreek, OH • Phone: (937) 427-3333
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Dr. Bayko’s office hours: Monday through Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm • Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Dr. Ryan Bayko is a fully qualified, board certified physician approved by the state of Ohio for medical marijuana evaluation. Through thorough consultation, Dr. Bayko will be able to indicate if cannabis may be of medical benefit to you and make a formal recommendation.
Contact our office today to setup an evaluation appointment that fits your schedule. For this first appointment, you must bring your medical records and a complete history of medications taken.
"The staff and Dr. Bayko are always courteous, compassionate and very efficient. I always feel welcome and greatly appreciate the knowledge and concern of all members of the care team."
Click on the topics below for detailed information about qualifying for medical marijuana, patient registration and authorized medical marijuana dispensaries:
In addition to a physical exam, Dr. Bayko will thoroughly diagnose and review the qualifying medical condition being considered, including prior treatments, medications and therapies. Patients should be prepared with complete medical records and history of prior narcotic and non-narcotic medication use. Dr. Bayko will develop a treatment and follow-up plan for the qualifying condition, and go over potential risks and benefits.
Certified physicians may recommend medical marijuana only for the treatment of a qualifying medical condition. Under Ohio law, all of the following are qualifying medical conditions: AIDS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Crohn’s disease, epilepsy or another seizure disorder, fibromyalgia, glaucoma, hepatitis C, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, pain that is either chronic and severe or intractable, Parkinson’s disease, positive status for HIV, post-traumatic stress disorder, sickle cell anemia, spinal cord disease or injury, Tourette’s syndrome, traumatic brain injury, and ulcerative colitis.
All medical marijuana patients are required to register with the State Board of Pharmacy. Full details regarding patient registration can be found in Chapter 3796:7-2 of the Ohio Administrative Code.
A patient registration will be valid from the date of issuance and expire one year later on the last day of the month it was issued. If the patient is diagnosed as terminally ill, the patient’s registration will expire after six months.
Authorized dispensaries are scheduled to begin opening in January, 2019; check with your preferred dispensary for their opening date. For a list of nearby dispensaries, click here. Medical marijuana will be available in a variety of forms, including oils, tinctures, capsules, plant material and edibles as well as patches and locations for transdermal use.