Dr. Edward Kruse, DO

Dr. Edward Kruse, DO

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Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o
(4)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Edward Kruse, DO is a surgical oncology specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in surgical oncology.

Augusta University Medical Center

1120 15th St

Augusta, GA 30912
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • CareSource
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kruse performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pancreatic Cancer
very high
more than 93% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 87% of peers
Cholangiocarcinoma
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Kruse's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kruse "Augusta University Health is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their families, and other specialty physicians to provide an unmatched level of care. As the only academic medical center in the area, our patients receive the compassionate care they deserve along with leading-edge research and technologies not found anywhere else in the region. "

1  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

30  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • Bowel Resection
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Liver Resection
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Nanoknife
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Whipple Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • University of Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Des Moines Univ Coll Of Osteo Med & Surg
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Des Moines VA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Marshfield Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Medical College Virginia Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kruse has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kruse does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kruse and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kruse's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kruse to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kruse's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He had a personal issue with my oncologist and let a personal barrier interfere with my life threatening medical decisions.
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