Dr. Ryan Kazakow is a born and raised Calgarian. He attended the University of Calgary where he received degrees in Zoology & Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology. Ryan then went on to receive his Doctor of Optometry (OD) from NOVA Southeastern University in 2018, where he was awarded honours for both academics as well as his clinical rotations. Dr. Kazakow was also awarded ‘Extern of the Year’ for the class of 2018, for his excellence in patient care and work ethic.
Ryan grew up playing Hockey in Crowfoot and with the NWCAA from Bantam to Junior. He is still active in the hockey community both playing and coaching Calgary’s youth. He believes in having a positive impact on the next generation through sport and hard work.
Ryan found his love for Optometry while working as an Optometric Assistant at Mountain View Optometry. He is very happy to be back with his work family to help the community he grew up in. Ryan also has a special interest in Binocular and Sports Vision to help optimize the vision of his patients, based on their specific needs.
When not at work or at the rink, Ryan can be found out in the mountains with his Husky, enjoying time with family or training in the gym.