Columbia Respiratory

Staff Biography


Columbia Respiratory is owned and operated by Brett Kryski, a Registered Respiratory Therapist with over 26 years of experience.

Born and raised in Trail, B.C., Brett grew up with a deep appreciation for the region, its people and the outdoors. After graduating with honours from the University of British Columbia in 1991, he worked at the BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver General Hospital and Burnaby General Hospital before returning to the West Kootenay in 1993.

Since then, Brett has worked at just about every health care centre in the West Kootenay, including the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, Kootenay Lake Hospital, Castlegar and District Community Health Centre, Boundary District Hospital, Arrow Lakes Hospital, Victorian Community Health Centre of Kaslo and the Slocan Community Health Centre. He also helped set up the Home Oxygen Program at Interior Health.

At Columbia Respiratory, Brett offers years of experience and a commitment to helping improve the health and wellness of his clients.