Offices: Bloomfield, Enfield, Rocky Hill
Dr. David Kruger is an orthopedic surgeon with Advanced Orthopedics New England. He is an attending physician at St. Francis Hospital, Medical Director of the Spine Institute of Connecticut, and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.
Dr. Kruger received his doctorate in medicine at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago and completed his postgraduate training at the Henry Ford Hospital and University of Michigan, Biomechanics, Trauma and Sports Medicine Laboratory. He completed his spinal surgery fellowship at the State University of New York, Health Science Center. Dr. Kruger is a specialist in spinal surgery.
Undergraduate: College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, Illinois, 1979
Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, 1983
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery Resident, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit Michigan, 1989
Fellowship: Orthopedic Surgery Research Fellow, The University of Michigan, Biomechanics, Trauma and Sports Medicine Laboratory, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1987
Spinal Surgery Fellow, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York, Health Science Center, Syracuse, NY, 1990
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Connecticut Orthopedic Society
Connecticut State Medical Society
Department of Orthopedic Surgery at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Hartford County Medical Association
North American Spine Society
St. Francis Physicians Health Organization
AOA Medical School Honor Society
Jessica is a certified Physician Assistant working with Dr. Kruger evaluating and treating disorders of the spine. She recently relocated from Kentucky where she worked for an orthopedic spine practice, specializing in post-operative spine care and managing orthopedic spine disorders in the hospital setting. Jessica is passionate about educating her patients on their conditions and treatment options so they can be more active participants in their recovery.
She graduated from Siena College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Psychology. She went on to attend Stony Brook University’s Physician Assistant Program and graduated with honors in 2013 with a Master of Science degree. She is certified by The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is licensed by the State of Connecticut.
Jessica is a mother of two young children, and enjoys spending her free time with her family and their dog Theo.