Department Hematology and Medical Oncology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • 2nd Opinion Evaluations
  • Cancer Center
  • Chemotherapy
  • Medical Oncology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Hematology/ Oncology
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Internship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Canisius College of Buffalo
Buffalo, NY USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 1/15/2020, Dr. Kruse has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Kruse receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Novartis Oncology

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

186 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

59 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Dr and her team do a great job. They make you feel special.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Dr. Kruse is the best !!!

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Excellent visit. The nurse who weighed me, took blood pressure and temperature couldn't have been any nicer. Dr. Krause was informative and talked with me like I was someone special. A real plus for anyone in the field of medicine. One can easily tell what a kind and caring person she is.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

customer service from valet, Covid screen, check in, Nursing and Dr Kruse - all fantastic

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Dr Kruse is amazing

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Kruse was recommended to me for her specific expertise. It was a privilege to meet her and I am grateful that she is willing to take me as a new patient and confer with my local care team as well.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Kruse is the best

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Dr. Kruse listens well, explains in detail with answers to my many questions. AND, she notified me via MyChart the eve of the day I had my scans of the results (on a Fri) so I wouldn't have to wait til the follow up appt with her on the following Th. Much appreciated!

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

I recently switched oncologists to Dr. Cruse. I should have done that a long time ago. Its the first time I've really felt listened to and truly cared for. her suggestions on managing my side effects have already proven helpful and I'm so grateful that I found her!

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

Very good experience, I have highest regard for Dr. Ktuse.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Dr kruse is so nice . She patiently answers all my questions. I really appreciate that I can feel comfortable asking her questions.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Dr Kruse is compassionate and takes the time to answer my questions. Great care!

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

great doctor

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

the nurse and Doctor are Wonderful. Megan Kruse s informative, reassuring, compassionate and empathic. she has provided care beyond my expectations. I would not want any other doctor on my cancer journey. Megan Kruse provides individual and personal care.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Visits with Dr. Kruse are always good. She's friendly, professional, and takes time to answer all my questions.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Dr. Kruse is a very nice and very pleasant provider. I would recommend her to anyone. she is the best Cancer doctor, I have had so far. I love her.

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

polite staff. physician went out of her way to accommodate us.

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

Dr Kruse is kind and caring. She listens and is truly concerned about my well being. She is knowledgeable about my condition. I feel we are a great fit! Thank you for all you do!

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2020

Would highly recommend Dr. Kruse. Always considerate, thoughtful and caring. Never have any questions when I leave. She always keeps me well informed.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Dr. Kruse is an amazing, compassionate doctor. The thought of cancer is so very scary and Dr. Kruse always sets my mind at ease. She is very thorough. She asks questions and completely answers any questions I may have. I know she has my best health in her hands. I have the utmost confidence in her. To me, she is my Guardian Angel!

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

I love Dr Kruse because she does come across as a caring individual

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

I feel so fortunate to have Dr Kruse as my oncologist. She takes the time to ensure all questions are answered and demonstrates genuine concern for not only your treatment, but for you as a person.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Dr. Kruse is highly intelligent, knowledgeable, a good listener, and a professional.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Dr Kruse is everything you wznt in an excellent doctor, caring never rushes tou you are her only priority.. We need more doctors like Dr Kruse. Thank you.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

i adore Dr. Kruse, she is amazing!

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

I can't say enough good things about Dr. Kruse. She listens to all of my concerns, always treats me as a person not just a patient. She goes above and beyond and wouldn't be where I am today without her.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

I highly appreciate and respect Dr. Kruse. She is informative and has a very encouraging disposition. I can't say enough good things about her.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Dr. Kruse is outstanding!

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

Fantastic experience, very pleased with the team. Dr. Kruse and Dr. Lemmons made me feel so at ease and relaxed

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

Excellent appointment and Dr Kruse was very knowledgeable and took the time to answer and explain everything.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

my first appointment was canceled so this appointment was rescheduled at the doctors schedule

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

I would highly recommend Dr. Kruse to anyone. I have had nothing but good experiences with her as my doctor and the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

very good experience with Dr. Kruse excellent Dr.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

yes I would recommend Dr. Megan Kruse to anyone

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

I have only the highest praise for Dr. Kruse. Both her knowledge base and communication skills are excellent.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

i would highly recommend her to anyone with breast cancer. she is the best physician I have ever had.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019

I needed to change my appointment with the Doctor because I was overseas working. My new appointment was vry easy to make, and scheduled at my convenience. That was really helpful to me!

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Dr. Kruse listened carefully and and answered my questions thought fully.

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

Dr. Kruse is fantastic. She's an excellent physician who is kind and caring

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

I updated my medication list on line ahead of appt. when there I asked both the nurse & doctor to approve & make sure the list was updated. I even gave them a paper copy of my meds to check it by. However it has not been updated several days later

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Dr. Kruse took a lot of time with me during this appointment. She answered all my questions and went over options and did not make me feel rushed at all

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

I love Dr. Kruse - she is so kind, caring, compassionate and has a wonderful beside manner. Her exams are thorough and she always makes me feel so much better. I think she's one of the best doctors I have ever had.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

appointment was made by the Bryan Parkview office of Dr Affifi.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

very good isn't good enough. Dr Krouse was excellent. Her caring and help with planning treatment was great and including my husband in the conversation helped as well

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2019

Dr Kruse is wonderful

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

I can't say enough good things about Dr Kruse. She's patient, kind and above all else listens to everything concern I have. By far the best Dr I have.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

I will recommend cleveland clinic to everyone I know, especially Dr Kruse

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

I can't say enough about the care I receive from Doctor Kruse. I have had several appointments and each time she listens, discusses, and puts my mind at ease.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

Everyone at the clinic from registration to seeing the doctor and finishing by making new appointments are very kind and helpful. Always a great experience.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

Dr. Kruse is a compassionate and thoughtful provider. Lucky to have her!

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

Would highly recommend the Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Kruse.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2019

Dr. Kruse is perhaps the most thorough and caring doctor I have ever worked with. Each visit with her is a pleasure, and I never feel anxious or stressed. She is clearly highly knowledgeable in her field, and yet tempers her clinical discussions in a warm and down to earth way.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

I cannot say enough good things about Doctor Kruse. I am a pretty Type A Person and she handled it without skipping a beat. She was educated, professional, cimpassionate, and everything you would expect from a medical oncologist. I thank my lucky stars that I found her.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019

i absolutely love Dr. Kruse and her whole team.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

Dr Kruse is very accommodating to ensure I get my test and appointment with her to find out the results the same day. She gets scanxiety.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

Dr. Kruse is always concerned about my well being and works well with me when I have issues concerning my health. She is an awesome Caregiver!

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

I know how crowded the Clinic gets, and I always am amazed at how much time and attention I get from the doctors and staff.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019

warm, caring, professional & very knowledgeable. I have the utmost confidence in Dr Kruse

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Dr. Kruse is an amazing, compassionate, concerned, and trusted doctor. I feel so comfortable with her and confident in her care and knowledge. I am so glad she is my doctor and I know I am in the best of hands and care with her.

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