Kevin Kruse, MD, joins us this episode to discuss all the fantastic things he’s done just 6 years into practice. Dr. Kruse is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at Texas Orthopaedic Associates, LLP, with extensive training in the shoulder, elbow, and hand. Dr. Kruse completed a fellowship on the hand and upper extremities at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center before traveling to Lyon, France, to complete a fellowship on shoulder surgery at the Centre Orthopedique Santy, with the world-renowned surgeon, Gilles Walch. We get to hear his story on prepping for his fellowship in France for 4 months and hear about his book, Dr. Hustle.
Other topics include:
-Experience playing with Indiana Hoosiers Big Ten football with discipline, building relationships and life lessons learned.
-He wrote a book! Dr. Hustle: 9 Core Principles to Help You Build a Thriving Practice in Today’s Competitive, Constantly Changing Healthcare Market. It’s all about how to help grow and manage your practice for younger surgeons and fellows. Great advice on how to become more efficient while developing high quality of care and balancing your professional and personal life through focus and delegation. Find the book on Amazon here.
-Patient experience and tracking outcomes is key to a successful practice.
-Medical device design: All about what problem are you trying to solve? It takes perseverance and took him 3 years working with an engineer to get to the point of submitting to the FDA.
Thank you to our partner OrthoLazer for making this episode of The Ortho Show possible.