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Nicholas Wirtz, MD, an Otolaryngologist with Ascentist Healthcare


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

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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, New York Feb 2, 2023 ( – 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 the 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 the 2017 Joseph Carter Award for Clinical Excellence; the 2016 Albert Hohmann Research Award; the 2014 Outstanding Surgical Consultant; the 2013 Lions Research Grant Award; and the 2012 Clinical Research Award.

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