Dr. Erik Kreutzer, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryMaleAge 69

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Erik Kreutzer, MD is a Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Specialist in Lakewood, CO. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Lutheran Medical Center and Porter Adventist Hospital. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Erik Kreutzer, MD

Erik W. Kreutzer M.d. PC Dba Colorado Ear Nose & Throat Group

255 Union Blvd Ste 220 Lakewood, CO 80228 ()
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Excellent doctor! My nose looks GREAT!
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Jessica P – Nov 12, 2021
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Dr. Erik Kreutzer, and staff, are the best! They are kind, knowledgeable, and professional. I had a sinus issue going back to surgery 37 years ago! Dr. Kreutzer, and staff, worked me into the schedule TWICE after surgery when I had trouble breathing (when it wasn't a "set" post-op appointment. If you advocate for yourself, and heed their instructions, they will take excellent care of you. Dr. Kreutzer is a seasoned surgeon who healed my sinus problems.
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  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Nov 11, 2021
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Dr. Kreutzer has been my esteemed colleague for years. I have assisted him in many surgeries and I have always been amazed by his skills, dedication to patient care and outstanding outcomes. When I made my decision to have a rhinoplasty, there were no second thoughts as to whom would be my surgeon. Dr. Kreutzer is a perfectionist (as am I) and I had no doubt that my results would be exactly what I desired. It came as no surprise when the outcome was better than I expected. I had no pain or bleeding and had every ounce of support available from both Dr. Kreutzer and his outstanding staff. I highly recommend Dr. Kreutzer for any patient seeking the best ENT treatment available. He is the best ENT surgeon I have ever met and has been and always will be my friend.
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Monroe Smith – Jul 29, 2021
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I had been having issues with a hoarse voice for a long time and just thought it was because I talk on the phone all day at my job but it was not going away. I was referred to Dr. Kreutzer. Dr. Kreutzer was able to diagnose my condition and without him I would never have been able to get back a normal voice. If you need an ENT I would highly recommend Dr. Kreutzer as he is an exceptional doctor. He is honest and sincere. He takes the time to listen and explain things and makes sure all your questions are answered. There are not many doctors these days who would take the time to show they care like Dr. Kreutzer does. Also, his staff is very friendly and accommodating and you get a live person when you call the office.
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Renee – May 29, 2021
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I have been seeing Dr. Kreutzer for 12 years now. My initial visit was prompted by repeated visits to allergists who could not diagnose or treat my symptoms. I was literally using a box of tissues per day and struggling to breathe well. Claritin, Allegra, etc were all just temporary fixes. Dr. Kreutzer was quick to identify nasal polyps and a deviated septum. Upon his recommendation, I underwent surgery to correct my problems. My quality of life has improved drastically since then. I breathe freely, go running, and almost never get sick. His staff is professional and have been with him for the duration. My periodic check-ups indicate that the procedure was successful, and I recommend him to anyone looking for high quality care.
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May 26, 2021
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Dr. K has been very helpful in getting me diagnosed properly, handling surgery as well as after care. I did go to another ENT first but, he failed to listen to me telling him there was something more going on and just kept give me antibiotics. Dr K got to the bottom of the issue and was in touch with my other doctors as well to insure everyone knew what he had discovered and made sure communication was there to get me on the road to recovery. Refreshing that he listened to what I was saying and followed through. I would recommend Dr Kreutzer in a heartbeat.
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Bonnie Temple – May 11, 2021
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Dr. Kreutzer is in an incredible Doctor that understands his craft and his patients. He diagnosed my problem, explained in detail the course of care, answered all of my questions, and has given me back my quality of life!! If you are looking for an ENT Dr. Kreutzer is the Doctor you should seek out.
What went well
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  • Office environment
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Apr 30, 2021
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SSHL occurred March 27; saw Dr. March 29.
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Apr 22, 2021
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Dr. Kreutzer is the ultimate professional with an immense dose of compassion thrown in. His dedication to his patients and his field is sincere and deeply felt. He shows great patience and always appears to have as much time as you need. He is careful to explain everything and talks to you like you are a partner in your own care, which you are. He has taken care of me, members of my family and friends of my family since 2005. His office is staffed with competent and caring people. I feel privileged to have him as my doctor.
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  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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SarahK – Mar 24, 2021
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Nothing less than perfect. After being referred to Dr. Kreutzer by my GP for a mass on my throat/neck, Dr. Kreutzer and his team worked quickly and efficiently to gather all the data needed to provide an accurate diagnosis. Then, in the midst of the beginning of a pandemic, he was able to usher together all the many resources and procedures needed to quantify my condition so I could begin cancer treatment. The effort he and his team made to get me through the many tests and procedures and into treatment under the circumstances is nothing less than amazing. This can’t be understated. Dr. Kreutzer was the critical component to the accurate diagnoses and following treatment. His communication during the entire process was clear and to the point in a situation that had no room for beating around the bush. The conversations we had were not always easy, but they were clear and pointed. I very much appreciate that. I would absolutely recommend Dr. Kreutzer and his team.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Happy Customer – Mar 19, 2021
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I had a perforation in my nasal septum that was nearly unfixable. I had been to a few other ENTs who told me that there was a 50/50 chance the surgery would be successful. Dr. Kreutzer assured me he would be able to fix it, and he did! I could not be happier with the outcome. Not only did he fix the perforation, but he also fixed my deviated septum. My nose looks exactly the same (so amazing that they can do this surgery without any external incisions) and is in perfect condition now! The surgery itself was painless (under general anesthesia) and the recovery was as expected/not bad at all. Could not recommend Dr. Kreutzer and his team more. I was definitely that annoying patient that called a few times to ask questions after the operation, and they were extremely patient with me and provided detailed answers. Dr. Kreutzer's experience is unmatched -- I definitely recommend him for complex nose surgeries. So happy with the outcome of mine!
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Chrissy Tansey – Mar 04, 2021
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Excellent Dr., Can't say enough . His approach to medicine and patient communication is far and above the norm. HIGHLY recommended !!!!!!!!!
What went well
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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roger brix – Dec 18, 2020
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I have been a patient of Dr. Kreutzer for over 2 1/2 years. He has preformed two surgeries. My office visits are always on time, pleasant and informative.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Suzanne Jameson – Dec 18, 2020
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I have been going to Dr. Kreutzer for over 5 years. Originally for vertigo, which he successfully helped me resolve this problem. Later in 2020, he corrected a problem thru surgery of a left-oral antral fistula which has existed over a year and was originally incorrectly diagnosed -- outcome has been greatly successful. In addition, he was able to help a severe bleeding problem that was created by my husband taking plavex. I highly recommend him, as well as his staff for their professionalism.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Merilee – Dec 17, 2020
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Dr. Kreutzer was my PCP’s first choice when it came to handling my nasal polyps. He and his office staff are friendly, knowledgeable, and dedicated to providing quality care. Dr. Kreutzer is easy to talk to and shows he cares about his work by going the extra mile to ensure you everything you need pre & post surgery!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Cortez – Nov 16, 2020
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I have been a patient of Dr. Kreutzer's for about 5 years. My original complaint was regarding occluded nasal passages and sinuses. Dr. Kreutzer eventually performed surgery to correct the sinus and nasal polyp conditions, and I have been very happy with the results. No reoccurrences. Dr. K. is a straight shooter and tells you what's going on very clearly. He is also reasonable and willing to listen to your questions and explain the alternatives and their potential risks and consequences. He is an excellent doc and I recommend him highly. Most recently, I went to see Dr. K. and his audiologist because I had recently developed a problem with the hearing in one ear. It had been a couple of weeks since the initial injury and the hearing was still not getting better. Much to my surprise, his office staff squeezed me into his schedule that very same day and I was able to have my hearing checked and consult with Dr. K. about the situation. Many thanks!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Steve T – Nov 16, 2020
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I had an upper eyelid surgery with Dr.Kreutzer and I couldn't be happier with the results! I look at least a decade younger than prior to the surgery. I also want to point out how natural I look. You cannot tell that I had surgery. Dr. Kreutzer was very pleasant, professional, and sincere. He is a wonderful surgeon, and cares very much about the result. Thank you!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Leora Hamm – Oct 28, 2020
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Front desk, medical assistance and Dr. Kreutzer are marvelous!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Don DeGroot – Oct 22, 2020
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Timely. Not rushed. Answered all my questions. Dr. Kreuzer has been very knowledgable putting answers in layman terms and truly enjoy what he does. His staff is very attentive and welcoming. Thank you all.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Anna Lee Halsig – Sep 23, 2020
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Very informative and communictive about the process. Excellent surgeon - my recovery was as advertised and my nasal polyps have not recurred AT ALL. Later throat surgery has eliminated my sleep apnea.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Care Philosophy

As I am the sole practitioner in my practice, I take great pride in providing a personal, thorough approach to each patient. As time allows, I enjoy teaching...Read more

Biography

My website contains some detailed information about my family and personal life, and I encourage all of my prospective and current patients to visit this...Read more

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Laryngology
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Rhinology
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Education

1982
University of Colorado Department Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Residency Hospital
1979
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
Internship Hospital
1974
University Of Colorado
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • English
  • Russian

Awards

  • Honors and awards/see Kreutzermd.com, 1982-2012

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Dr. Kreutzer frequently treats Vertigo, Meniere's Disease, and Nosebleed. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kreutzer treats.

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Dr. Kreutzer's office is located at 255 Union Blvd Ste 220, Lakewood, CO 80228. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Kreutzer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vertigo
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kreutzer treats Vertigo more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kreutzer treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Paroxyzmal Vertigo of Childhood
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Central Vestibular Vertigo
  • Migrainous Vertigo
Meniere's Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kreutzer treats Meniere's Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kreutzer treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Nosebleed
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kreutzer treats Nosebleed more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kreutzer treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kreutzer's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Audiometry
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Glossectomy
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Rhinoseptoplasty
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Scan
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wound Repair

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Erik W. Kreutzer M.d. PC Dba Colorado Ear Nose & Throat Group255 Union Blvd Ste 220 Lakewood, CO 80228
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