Dr. Nicholas Wirtz, MD, Plastic Surgeon | Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery
We verify the medical license of each FindaTopDoc Verified Doctor to ensure that their license is active and they are in good medical standing.

Dr. Nicholas Wirtz, MD

Plastic Surgeon | Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery

2330 E Meyer Blvd, T104 Kansas City MO, 64132

About

Dr. Nicholas Wirtz is a fellowship trained Otolaryngologist (ENT) Head and Neck Surgeon specializing in the management of cancers of the head and neck. A native of Blue Springs, he earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri, graduating summa cum laude with honors. Dr Wirtz completed residency at the University of Minnesota, and was awarded outstanding resident clinician, an honor given to the top chief resident. He furthered his training by completing a fellowship in Advanced Oncologic Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, working with some of the top surgeons in the field. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology.

Education and Training

University of Missouri School of Medicine Medical Degree 0

Board Certification

American Board of Otolaryngology

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

Otolaryngology

Awards

  • Joseph Carter Award for Clinical Excellence 2017  
  • Albert Hohmann Research Award 2016  
  • Outstanding Surgical Consultant 2014  
  • Lions Research Grant Award 2013  
  • Clinical Research Award 2012  

Professional Memberships

  • American Head and Neck Society  
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology  

Dr. Nicholas Wirtz, MD's Practice location

Research Medical Center

2330 E Meyer Blvd, T104 -
Kansas City, MO 64132
Get Direction

6815 FRONTAGE RD -
MERRIAM, KS 66204
Get Direction
New patients: 816-478-4200

Dr. Nicholas Wirtz, MD's reviews

(0)
Write Review

Media Releases

Get to know Otolaryngologist Dr. Nicholas Wirtz, who serves patients in Kansas and Missouri.

Dr. Wirtz is a fellowship-trained otolaryngologist & head and neck surgeon specializing in the management of cancers of the head and neck. He is in practice with Ascentist Healthcare, seeing patients at the offices in Merriam, Kansas & Kansas City, Missouri.

The doctor’s specialties include management of benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, surgical treatment of skin cancer, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, robotic surgery, as well as sinus and nasal obstruction treatment.

Ascentist Healthcare consists of a group of physicians specializing in the care and treatment of the head, neck, and face. The doctors have specialized training in otolaryngology/head and neck surgery and have years of experience providing all of their patients with the highest level of personal care. 

A native of Blue Springs, Dr. Wirtz earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine, graduating summa cum laude with honors. He then completed a residency at the University of Minnesota, and was awarded outstanding resident clinician, an honor given to the top chief resident. He furthered his training by completing a fellowship in advanced oncologic head and neck surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, working with some of the top surgeons in the field. 

Subsequent to his education, he attained board certification in otolaryngology through the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. It is a non-profit organization with the mission of ensuring professional standards in this field since 1924.

Continuously advancing his efforts, Dr. Wirtz is an active member of the American Head and Neck Society and the American Academy of Otolaryngology.

Licensed to practice medicine in Kansas and Missouri, he is affiliated with Research Medical Center – Kansas City, Menorah Medical Center, and Cass Regional Medical Center.

Otolaryngology is the oldest medical specialty in the United States. They generally provide the following services: diagnosis and treatment of ENT disorders, as well as head and neck diseases.  Otolaryngologists provide their services to patients across the lifespan from newborn through geriatric.  These services include both medical and surgical management of ENT disorders.  Research that Dr. Parham is engaged in aims to advance patient care in this field.

Dr. Wirtz’s volunteer / leadership experience includes: San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala medical mission clinician for the Medical Missions Foundation of Kansas City (2012); Tecolutla, Mexico medical mission co-director and clinician for students interested in Global Health for Tomorrow (SIGHT) & the University of Missouri School of Medicine, 2009; Antigua, Guatemala medical mission clinical volunteer for the Medical Missions Foundation of Kansas City (2008).

Among his various accolades include: 2017 Joseph Carter Award for Clinical Excellence; 2016 Albert Hohmann Research Award; 2014 Outstanding Surgical Consultant; 2013 Lions Research Grant Award; and 2012 Clinical Research Award.

Recommended Articles

  • How REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Ties in with Parkinson's Disease

    Some may have heard about the unbelievable stories of sleepwalkers driving cars in the middle of the night or walking for miles without ever being conscious of it. Maybe, these stories sound a little out there, however the symptoms and side-effects of sleep disorders vary largely from person to...

  • 5 Tips on Living with Diarrhea

    What is Diarrhea?Diarrhea refers to a waterborne disease in which the stools become loose and watery. It’s a very common disease and one which isn’t usually serious. A lot of people suffer from it very often, and it is one of the most uncomfortable conditions to be in. Symptoms of diarrhea...

  • What is Sunburn?

    Love Sun and Sand? Who doesn’t? But are you aware that about 70% of the people who enjoy the ultraviolet rays of the sun get sunburn? In most of the cases this results from too much of exposure to the Sun. It may also result from exposure to ultraviolet rays. Although there are warnings about...

  • Alternative Treatments For Bursitis

    Alternative Treatment for BursitisBursitis is a condition that causes inflammation and pain in bursa tissue, which is tissue found around the bones, joints, muscles, and tendons. Since bursitis is a condition that affects a person any time of the day, it is important to know some of its alternative...

  • What To Expect After Carpal Tunnel Surgery

    What is carpal tunnel surgery?Carpal tunnel surgery is a surgery that is performed on the hand to correct any problems that you may have with your carpal tunnels. The surgery can be performed as an open surgery or the doctor can use a less invasive approach.There are so many things and changes that...

  • Dementia Simulator Puts Caregivers in Patients' POV

    Dementia is a complex ailment that can be challenging for caregivers and healthcare providers. Dementia simulation is one of the best ways of creating a near-reality experience while also exposing healthcare providers to the ups and downs of living with dementia.Statistics show that this condition...

Nearby Providers