Dr. Kryzer grew up in Minnesota and Montana. He attended medical school at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, a lifelong honor that confers recognition for a physician’s dedication to the profession and art of healing.
While in medical school, Dr. Kryzer joined the United States Army and completed his Otolaryngology Residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., followed by a Fellowship in Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. He then returned to Walter Reed and served as Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology and instructor in surgery for two years.
In 1994, after 11 years of active duty service in the army, Dr. Kryzer moved to Wichita and began practicing Otology/Neurotology at the Wichita Ear Clinic. He was honored to be the first neurotologist and cranial-base surgeon in the state of Kansas. He is currently a clinical professor in Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Kansas-Wichita. Dr. Kryzer has presented his research at national meetings and has published on a variety of otolaryngologic topics including a textbook chapter on disease of the external auditory canal.
Dr. Kryzer treats both pediatric and adult patients with disorders of the ear and related structures. Areas of special interest include the management of congenital deafness and atresia, hearing loss, tinnitus, chronic otitis media and cholesteatoma, otosclerosis surgery, vestibular disorders (dizziness), Meniere’s desease, otologic allergy, and cochlear implantation. Dr. Kryzer has a special interest in treating patients with acoustic neuromas and cranial-base tumors. His acoustic neuroma treatment philosophy includes observation, stereotactic radiosurgery and microsurgery. He takes pride in preserving facial nerve function and performs hearing preservation surgery from both the middle fossa and retrosigmoid approaches.
In his spare time, Dr. Kryzer loves to ski and perfect his brewing skills. He is especially grateful for all of the wonderful patients he has met over the many years of practicing medicine.