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David Kruger, MD

92% Patient Satisfaction based on 121 ratings

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4.60
Based on 121 ratings
5 stars (86)
71.1%
4 stars (28)
23.1%
3 stars (2)
1.7%
2 stars (3)
2.5%
1 star (2)
1.7%
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About David Kruger:

Dr. David Kruger is an orthopedic surgeon with the Greater Hartford Orthopedic Group. 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 of 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 continued on to complete his spinal surgery fellowship at the State University of New York, Health Science Center. Dr. Kruger is a specialist in spinal surgery.

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David Kruger, MD Reviews (81)

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Kruger is not only an Amazing Surgeon...he is a Great Human Being. He made me so comfortable through my entire process of back surgery. He also has a Fantastic staff, so helpful and through. A great big thank you to Nicole, you have been there whenever I needed things to get done.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Went very well. [Single best thing is...] The attention I received.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Good, understandable explanation of x-ray results. Very pleasant experience. Was given choices for treatment. Came away with a clear plan.

Treatment / Procedure

Appt.on time, very friendly

Office Visit / Follow-up

I am always pleased with Dr. Kruger's professionalism, straight forward diagnosis, and knowledge. He takes time to explain your situation and what is needed to be done to fix it, I have very high confidence in his ability and knowledge, and I would recommend him to anyone as their spine specialist.

Treatment / Procedure

Very knowledgeable staff. They did everything to accommodate me.

Office Visit / Follow-up

The Dr. explained himself well. We spoke of my upcoming surgery.

Treatment / Procedure

The reception staff are very efficient. Dr Kruger assistant, Nicole is wonderful and asks the correct questions in how I am feeling to inform Dr Kruger. [Single best thing is...] Dr. Kruger has changed my life. My symptoms due to my work related back injury caused me so much pain in my lower back and especially my right leg. Surgery was successful.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Kruger was able to provide some additional resources to deal with chronic pain due to Post Laminectomy Syndrome with Chronic Radiculopathy including recommending self directed water therapy, a new medication that may help with nerve pain and a referral for acupuncture.

Treatment / Procedure

Good customer service, friendly. Found answers to problems.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Very supportive, courteous and efficient care from Dr. Kruger and Nicole, his assistant. Excellent! All questions answered and encouragement given.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Doctor has been very open with me. Dr. Kruger takes the time necessary to make sure I'm fully informed and all questions answered. My pain has been eliminated.

Lumbar Disc

Dr. Kruger and his PA Josh went over my MRI with me. They were very patient explaining what it showed, what treatment was indicated and appropriate timeframes. I have seen Dr. Kruger several times and he does not automatically defer to surgery. In this case he explained why it was indicated and why it should be done more quickly than in most cases. I felt he clearly had my best interests in mind. I have always found that his answers to my questions are thoughtful and concise. I have complete faith in his abilities to resolve my issues. [Single best thing is...] My relief from discomfort was immediate and the follow up was entirely professional and the concern sincere.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Very good a what they due wonderful help.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Kruger is a great physician with a great sense of humor and no-nonsense style. Single best thing was that the procedure was completely successful.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Ease of making appointment, professionalism of staff, location, satisfaction of visit. [Single best thing is...] The positive results.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Kruger has been really professional and helpful treating my back condition. Even when I'm scare with the serious situation that I'm dealing with my back and the possible treatments, Dr. Kruger has been a great listener and taking me step by step to the right direction. So far I'm glad to be under his medical care. [Single best thing is...] Pain... I have seen an improvement with my left leg since I started seen Dr. Kruger.

Office Visit / Follow-up

I was called on time, waited just a few minutes for doctor and was handled professionally and quickly.

Treatment / Procedure

Have used Dr. in the past and am pleased with the fact that he does not push surgery up front. [Single best thing is...] PT referral.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Kruger was informative and did not sugar coat anything.