Dr. Michael Kraus, MD

Dr. Michael Kraus, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Michael Kraus, MD is a nephrology specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

8803 N Meridian St Ste 150

Indianapolis, IN 46260

Contact Information

(317) 963-6875

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Kraus'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.

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

58  Conditions Treated


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7  Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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.


  • Wabash College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors, 2003
  • Indianapolis Monthly Top Doctor,
  • Top Doctors, 2007
  • Indianpolis Business Journal Health Care Hero, 2006
  • Best Doctors, 2005
  • Best Doctors, 2007
Media & Publications
  • Multiple,
  • Multiple,
  • Home Dialysis,
  • Chronic Kidney Disease,
  • Home Dialysis,
  • Renal Assist Device,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kraus' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kraus to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kraus' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Kraus is very knowledgeable and an excellent listener; he spends time, with his patients and does not treat them like a number.
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Dr. Kraus is solely responsible for saving my life and helping me set up in home dialysis with the NexStage home unit. He is directly resposible for my transplant. He continues to be my clinic and general physician. Dr. Kraus is top rate doctor and there is no better neuphrologist than him to...more
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