Peter Ryg, MD

Peter Ryg, MD

Ophthalmologist located in Austin, TX​​​​​​​

Peter Ryg, M.D. is a Board Certified Ophthalmic Surgeon with fellowship training in Corneal and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Ryg received his undergraduate degree from Brown University. He earned his medical degree with honors from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.

After medical school, Dr. Ryg completed his residency at Yale University. He then went on to complete the prestigious Proctor Foundation Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at University of California San Francisco. Dr. Ryg also spent a year performing research at the renowned Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Ryg specializes in advanced corneal transplant techniques, complex cataract surgery, LASIK, and ocular surface tumors. He has co-authored multiple papers in peer-reviewed journals including the American Journal of Ophthalmology and several oncology journals.

In addition to being well-known as an exceptionally skilled surgeon, Dr. Ryg takes pride in bringing a personal level to the care of his patients, providing high quality of care with a focus on communication and patient education. He works directly with you to ensure you are well educated on the details of your vision care needs.

When not treating patients, Dr. Ryg enjoys spending time with his young children and partner, Alana, who was born and raised in Austin. As a native Minnesotan, he is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hiking, fishing, and nature photography.