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David Kruger, MD

91.6% Patient Satisfaction based on 415 ratings

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4.58
Based on 415 ratings
5 stars (291)
70.1%
4 stars (93)
22.4%
3 stars (17)
4.1%
2 stars (8)
1.9%
1 star (6)
1.4%
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About David Kruger:

Dr. David Kruger is an orthopedic surgeon with Advanced Orthopedics New England. He is an attending physician at St. Francis Hospital, Medical Director of the Spine Institute of Connecticut, and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Dr. Kruger received his doctorate in medicine at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago and completed his postgraduate training at the Henry Ford Hospital and University of Michigan, Biomechanics, Trauma and Sports Medicine Laboratory. He completed his spinal surgery fellowship at the State University of New York, Health Science Center. Dr. Kruger is a specialist in spinal surgery.


Education

Undergraduate: College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, Illinois, 1979

Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, 1983

Residency: Orthopedic Surgery Resident, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit Michigan, 1989

Fellowship: Orthopedic Surgery Research Fellow, The University of Michigan, Biomechanics, Trauma and Sports Medicine Laboratory, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1987
Spinal Surgery Fellow, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York, Health Science Center, Syracuse, NY, 1990


Professional Appointments

  • Associate Attending Staff, St. Francis Hospital Medical and Dental Staff in the Department of Orthopedics, Hartford, CT, 1990 – present
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, 1990 – present


Memberships

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Connecticut Orthopedic Society
Connecticut State Medical Society
Department of Orthopedic Surgery at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Hartford County Medical Association
North American Spine Society
St. Francis Physicians Health Organization
AOA Medical School Honor Society


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David Kruger, MD Reviews (295)

Office Visit / Follow-up

Doctor was thorough and answered all our questions

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Kruger, although pressed by always other patients awaiting his sage advice, gave the time to listen, and then to answer any and all questions you had, in detail is you wished. He is an excellent doctor - wish more were like him. And he has a delightful sense of humor :-)

Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion (ACDF)

Dr Kruger is very thorough in his evaluation

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Lumbar Decompression

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Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Kreuger was super friendly and put me at ease. I was nervous going into the meeting along (COVID guidelines) and discussing surgery but I felt a lot better after discussing with Dr. Kreuger.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Communications front staff was awesome.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Genuine concern for my condition

Lumbar Fusion

Everything went fine.

Lumbar Fusion

Dr. Kruger had new X-Rays taken in his office and reviewed my successful results from my 5/9 surgery with my husband and I. Dr. Kruger was very pleased with my surgical results.

Office Visit / Follow-up

The office staff is great as well as Dr Kruger

Office Visit / Follow-up

My office visit with Dr. Kruger was very good. He spent time to listen to my concerns and gave me information that I needed. As in the past, Dr. Kruger is always there when I need advice.

Treatment / Procedure

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Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion (ACDF)

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Office Visit / Follow-up

As always Dr. Kruger and his staff were professional and a pleasure to work with in my recuperation from my surgery.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Kruger was very thorough and took the time to answer all of my questions.

Lumbar Fusion

Dr. Kruger is direct and right to the point just the way I am I'm sure he will do a great job very knowledgeable

Office Visit / Follow-up

Kruger and Jen are consistent in going above and beyond and demonstrate that they listen to and care about me

Lumbar Fusion

Dr. Kruger's office staff were very professional and friendly. Dr. Kruger explained to me in detail of my upcoming surgical procedure, along with my post-op rehabilitation and care after surgery. Dr. Kruger was very kind, patient and sympathetic to my questions and concerns regarding my spine condition and daily pain.