Dr. Gil Kryger, MD

Dr. Gil Kryger, MD

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45 y/o
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Dr. Gil Kryger, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Thousand Oaks, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in plastic surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.Read his story

Kryger Institute of Plastic Surgery

947 E Thousand Oaks Blvd

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kryger performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Reconstruction
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more than 78% of peers
Breast Diseases
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more than 71% of peers
Localized Fat Deposits
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more than 65% of peers

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Dr. Kryger's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kryger "Gil Kryger, MD is a board-certified Plastic Surgeon and Hand Surgeon. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgeons. 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 near the top of his class. He performed research in Plastic 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 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 Heinz (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 is 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. He is highly trained in microsurgery, and the use of this advanced technique for treating complex reconstructive problems. 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. He is married to Ella and has three beautiful children."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kryger "The doctors utilize a multiple surgeon approach to enhance their patient?s results and improve their patient's experience. Both surgeons are board certified and use the latest technological advances to achieve results."

7  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Broken Arm
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gout
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Migraine
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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77  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Hardware Removal
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Laceration Repair
  • Liposuction
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stitches
  • Tendon Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Vaginoplasty
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • UC Santa Barbara
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Stanford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Stanford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Usc University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patient's Choice - Vitals.com, 2010
  • Best of Ventura County - Plastic Surgeon, 2010
  • Patients Choice in Silicone Valley, 2007
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kryger's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kryger to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Kryger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

At all costs.. beware this man. Doctor Kryger is very unskilled in all types of plastic surgery.. He's super shady, too. He asked my sister to write him a good review, even when she didn't get surgery by him..
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I was extremely disappointed in this practice. After having gone through several diagnostic procedures & transferring over all previous medical records, no one in this office bothered to call me back with results or recommendations. I reached out to them after a few weeks & was told by the...more
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