Dr. Torsten Kruse, MD

Dr. Torsten Kruse, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Dr. Torsten Kruse, MD is an internal medicine specialist in San Clemente, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from philipps university in 1986 and specializes in internal medicine and geriatric medicine.

831 Via Suerte Ste 102

San Clemente, CA 92673

Contact Information

(949) 364-5600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Dr. Kruse's Experience

Dr. Kruse's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

167  Conditions Treated


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14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Philipps-University / College of Human Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • philipps university
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Philipps U
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Kern Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Klinikum Der Philipps U Marburg
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • USC-Keck Sch Med LAC/USC Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kruse has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kruse's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kruse to family and friends
25 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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Dr. Kruse's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Torsten Kruse is --- with a doubt --- the best physician I have ever met. He takes a special interest in my physical and psychological health, He was my physician for several years until he moved to a different practice which did not use my insurance, so I had to go with another doctor in my...more
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You would be hard pressed to find a better Doctor then Dr. Kruse. He is patient, caring, incredibly knowledgeable and able to explain things very well. He spends whatever time is necessary to get through things. He is very efficient as well. His assistant Joan is the best. we feel fortunate...more
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Excellent - Our primary care doctor, been to many in South Orange County and Dr. Kruse is the best. Strongly Recommend !!!
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The FIRST doctor to truly listen to me and try to help figure out what is going on. So patient and kind! One of a kind doctor!
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Great Doctor that will listen to what you have to say and work with you in finding the solution to your issue. I highly recommend him.
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