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Katherine Elizabeth Kruse, MD


(612) 813-3300

Specialties: Critical Care, Pediatric

Professional History

Board Certification

  • Critical Care, Pediatric - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Medical Education

  • MD - Michigan State University College of Human Medicine East Lansing
    East Lansing, MI


  • Residency - Grand Rapids Area Medical Education Center
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Fellowship - Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Stanford, CA
  • Fellowship - Stanford University Hospital
    Stanford, CA

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Childrens Respiratory & Critical Care Specialists
2530 Chicago Ave S STE 400
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Personal Biography

Katie Kruse, MD was born and raised in Michigan where she completed both her undergraduate and medical school degrees from Michigan State University (MSU). From there she did her pediatric residency through MSU at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI. She then moved to California where she completed her critical care training at Stanford, with further fellowship training in clinical ethics at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics. Research interest include communication and decision-making at the end of life for pediatric patients. Her areas of interest include ECMO, sepsis, palliative care, and ethical consideration in pediatrics.