Charlie’s Angels Need Our Help!
Charlie Gryska was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor and is in the first week of a vigorous radiation treatment schedule, along with daily oral chemotherapy pills.
At 33 years old, with three young children under the age of 5 years old at home, Charlie and Jackie need our help! It is our hope to provide this family with some financial piece of mind so that they can put ALL of their strength and energy into Charlie’s treatment and recovery.
Paul Gryska, MD FACS
Diverticulitis | Colon | Gallbladder | Hiatal hernia
Dr. Gryska is a board-certified general and laparoscopic surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons who has performed over 6000 laparoscopic operations for gallbladders, hiatal hernias, diverticulitis and colon cancer. He graduated from Trinity College and New York University School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was Chief Resident in Surgery. He is licensed with the American Board of Surgery and Board Certified in the State of Massachusetts.
A leader in the field of laparoscopic surgery, he has served the academic community at both Harvard Medical School and Tufts University School of Medicine. He has been active in leadership for many professional organizations over his career, including New England Surgical Society, Boston Surgical Society, American College of Surgeons, Massachusetts Medical Society, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. He currently serves as Director of the Gastrointestinal Tumor Committee at Newton Wellesley Hospital and in a teaching role at Tufts University School of Medicine and Surgical Residents (Massachusetts General Hospital) in GI endoscopy, laparoscopic and general surgery with specific emphasis in GI disease. He won the “Outstanding Teaching Award” from Tufts University School of Medicine in 2002 and 2012. He has also worked extensively both locally and internationally as a tutor/mentor in surgery and as a guest surgeon for advanced laparoscopic procedures, including in Germany, Sweden and Peru (where he is pictured below with Dr. Cronin).
Dr. Gryska is an Eagle Scout, a sought-after lecturer, researcher and author, and an amateur sailor. Scroll down for testimonials from Dr. Gryska’s patients.
He diagnosed and repaired my double hernia. Was the man, no issues whatsoever. Good sense of humor, and very personable. If anyone is having hernia surgery, I would recommend Newton Wellesley, and definitely Dr. vonRyll Gryska.
“Highly Recommend – Both my husband and myself have gone to him for surgical procedures and think he is great. He is very intelligent, an excellent diagnostician and has a great bedside manner and sense of humor.”
I can’t say enough wonderful things about Dr. Gryska. He understood the unique situation we were all in. He took the time to literally draw and clearly explain the procedure he was recommending.