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Year Joined ARC: 2001
Medical School: Freie Universitat Berlin/Humboldt Universitat Berlin, Germany, 1996
Residency Internship: Internship: Pediatrics & Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital Benjamin Franklin, Freie University Berlin, Germany, 1997
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston
Certification: Board Certified in Pediatrics
Professional Positions and Honors:
- Has been on the faculty of the UTMB Medical Student Education Program in Central Texas since 2002
- Clinical Assistant Professor, UTMB Galveston
- "Top Doc" Teaching Award, UTMB Galveston/Austin, 2008
- Served as the Pediatric Department Chief of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, 2008, 2009
- Top Doc Award, 2007
Languages Spoken: German, Spanish
Personal Summary: Dr. Gritzka’s interests include spending time and playing games and soccer with his wife and two sons. He is a swimmer and photographer, and enjoys Austin and the surrounding area’s parks, recreation, and camping. Dr. Gritzka also plays guitar at home, and enjoys Austin’s live music scene.
Provider Bio: Dr. Gritzka offers ear piercing to patients ages 4 months to 15 months, generally after the first
two rounds of childhood vaccinations have been administered, and to patients 4 years and up.