Dr. Christopher Kruse, MD

Dr. Christopher Kruse, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(16)
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Dr. Christopher Kruse, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Millburn, NJ. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 14 years.

12 E Willow St

Millburn, NJ 07041

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Basal Cell Carcinoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kruse "At the Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center our goal is to provide our patients with the highest quality of care. We specialize in the treatment of all skin, hair and nail conditions. Our lead dermatologist, Christopher B. Kruse, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist who specializes in the treatment of skin cancer using Mohs surgery. Dr. Kruse is fellowship trained by the American College of Mohs Surgery. Mohs surgery is a highly specialized technique for removing skin cancers that provides a superior cure rate for the most common skin cancers. Dr. Kruse has performed more than 5,000 of these procedures and has an outstanding patient satisfaction record."
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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Dermatitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Conditions
  • Hair Loss
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail Diseases
  • Ringworm
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Botox® Injection
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • SUNY Downstate
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Dermatology Associates Of Tallahassee
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kruse has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kruse's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kruse to family and friends
4.8
based on 16 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kruse's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Tinton Falls |
Dr. Kruse is a skilled surgeon and a kind practitioner. Could not have been more positive experience in dealing with a worrying skin cancer.
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Teaneck, NJ |
Made an appt w/a Dr 2 see if they can help relieve the UNBEARABLE itching.Instead of getting the Dr, I met with the PA who gave me a BLANK stare and said all that could be done was give me a light treatment that wouldn't help.I tried it anyway because I needed 2 do something.She then gave me a Rx...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kruse accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Kruse has admitting privileges

Saint Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Rd
Livingston, NJ 07039
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