Dr. Edward Kruse, DO

Dr. Edward Kruse, DO

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Surgical Oncology  |  
Male  |  
50 y/o
(4)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Edward Kruse, DO is a surgical oncology doctor who practices in Augusta, GA. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 12 years.

Augusta University Medical Center

1120 15th St

Augusta, GA 30912
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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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

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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. "
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Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Liver Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sezary's Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Tongue Cancer
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Procedures

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

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kruse to family and friends
3.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with 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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kruse accepts 28 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Kruse has admitting privileges

Augusta University Medical Center
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912
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