Gil S. Kryger MD
About the Practice
The Kryger Institute of Plastic Surgery in Thousand Oaks, California, offers a full range of both surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures. Our board-certified plastic surgeons also perform all types of reconstructive surgery, including breast reconstruction, microsurgery and hand surgery. With two Stanford-trained surgeons on each case, cutting edge technology and concierge-style attention, you're just a click away from a safer and higher quality level of care.
Background & Certification
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Dr. Kryger moved to Israel as a child, growing up in Haifa. After high school he served in an elite combat unit of the Israeli Army for over three years. He then moved to California for college at the University of California in Santa Barbara. Dr. Kryger graduated in three years at the top of his class and was accepted to medical school at the top ranked University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. At UCSF he excelled and was once again ranked near the top of his class. He performed research in Plastic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery with such notable surgeons as Dr. Harry Buncke and Dr. Stephen Mathes.
Dr. Kryger was then accepted to the West Coast's most prestigious residency program in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Stanford University in Palo Alto.
During those six years he trained under some of the most renown cosmetic and reconstructive surgeons in the United States including Dr. Ron Gruber (rhinoplasty), Dr. Bud Alpert (face lifting), Dr. Lorne Rosenfield (eyelid surgery) and Dr. Rod Hentz (Hand Surgery). He then pursued specialized fellowship training in both hand surgery at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute (SCOI) and microsurgery at the University of Southern California.
Dr. Kryger in one of a small group of Hand Surgeons that have training in both Plastic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery of the hand. Dr. Kryger's interests include rhinoplasty and eyelid surgery, microsurgical breast reconstruction (DIEP flaps), breast augmentation, body contouring and hand surgery.
Dr. Kryger is highly trained in microsurgery, and the use of this advanced technique for treating complex reconstructive problems.
Publications and Presentations
Dr. Kryger has a strong commitment to research and has published numerous scientific articles in peer reviewed journals, and delivered many award-winning presentations at national meetings.
Affiliations & Memberships
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgeons
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