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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.6833
Desk:
216.445.6386
Fax:
216.444.9464
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Chemotherapy
  • Medical Oncology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
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Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2017

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Hematology/ Oncology
Cleveland, OH USA
2017

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Hematology/Oncology
Cleveland, OH USA
2017

Residency - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA
2014

Internship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA
2012

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2011

Undergraduate - Canisius College of Buffalo
Biology
Buffalo, NY USA
2007

Certifications

  • 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 5/29/2019, 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

161 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

41 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

I absolutely adore Dr. Kruse, she's THE BEST oncologist anyone could ask for!!!

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Dr. Kruse is amazing. I cannot speak highly enough of her.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Dr. Kruse is truly concerned about her patients. she remembers things about you from visit to visit which is so comforting when you are dealing with a cancer diagnosis and undergoing chemo. She is a huge part of my recovery success.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Dr. Kruse is excellent. She's a huge asset to your organization.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

was very pleased with entire visit and time Doctor spent with me and my husband. Dr. was very good about answering all questions we had and gave excellent explanations to us.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019

incredible physician. A real "healer" with exceptional grasp of statistics and info as it relates to breast cancer.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2019

dr Kruse is very patient & takes all the time I need.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2019

Dr. Kruse has a soothing effect. She is knowledgeable, honest, concerned, and she listens. Wonderful provider!!!

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2019

Dr. Kruse is very considerate and thorough.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019

Dr. Kruse is a rare find. Please do nothing to jeopardize this!

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2019

Dr. Kruse always returns calls or responds to emails within 24 hours.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2019

Dr. Kruse is very compassionate and professional. She takes time to answer my questions and discuss any concerns. She makes herself available to emails in 'My Chart' and phone calls. She quickly contacts me with test results, which reduces stress. I have complete trust in her. I would recommend her to anyone.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2019

Dr. Kruse is one of my favorite providers. She truly cares and is invested in her patients. She is a wonderful oncologist.

Reviewed on May 30, 2019

Dr. Kruse had done her "homework" and asked specific questions about my health and symptoms (above and beyond my prior history, she probed about changes and new issues. She also shared details about possible options for future medications, tests, and treatments).

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

dr very kind & thorough great care

Reviewed on May 9, 2019

Excellent experience-everyone is so helpful, and Dr. Kruse helped with decisions about my care.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

I love Dr Kruse & couldn't ask for a better Dr. caring, kind and familiar with my medical issues. great listener and answers every question. she was highly recommended to me by health professional in my family and has been beyond what I had hoped for

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019

Dr. Kruse has been very thorough, quickly calls back with lab information. Has been on top of things which helps me feel more confident that nothing will fall through the cracks. Lovely demeanor!

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019

I would highly recommend Dr. Kruse to others!

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2019

my experience with Dr. Cruise was very good they were very prompt and courteous Dr. Cruise paid attention to everything that I said and was very caring she answered all my questions and concerns

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2019

Dr.Kruse is outstanding!

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2019

Dr Kruse is great and always listens and explains everything in detail

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2019

really happy Dr. Kruse is my doctor

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2019

Dr. Kruse is always quick to respond to me. The process of scheduling was professional and efficient.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2018

Dr. Kruse provided very good information about my condition that I will use as I decide on treatment. She was caring and compassionate, and I would feel comfortable about calling her with future questions.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2018

Dr. Kruse emits a spirit of genuine care. She was very effective in answering my questions and showed appreciation for my concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2018

dr kruse is excellent at her job and communication with her patients is outstanding , listens and. cares

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