David A. Krusch, M.D.

David A. Krusch, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-5027
Fax: (585) 273-1252

Professional Bio

Dr. Krusch is Professor of Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He received his M.D. from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and then completed his residency and fellowship in surgery at the University of Virginia. His areas of specialty interest include gastrointestinal surgery, minimally invasive upper abdominal surgery, vascular access and surgical treatment of hematological diseases. Dr. Krusch is also the Director of the Department of Medical Informatics and the Chief Medical Information Officer for URMC.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Meliora Award | Univeristy of Rochester 2012
University of Rochester Medical Center Board, Award for Excellence Univerisity of Rochester Medical Center 2003
Buswell Fellowship Award, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 1993
The Bigger-Lehman Award, Virginia Surgical Society Virginia Surgical Society 1986

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 12 available »

Krusch, D; Grieger, D. "A pilot study to document the return on investment for implementing an ambulatory electronic health record at an academic medical center, JACS." JACS. 2007; .
1998 Apr
Kogut KA, Nifong LW, Witt MJ, Krusch DA. "Hepatic insulin extraction after major hepatectomy." Surgery. 1998 Apr; 123(4):415-20.
1997 Apr
Illig KA, Schmidt E, Cavanaugh J, Krusch D, Sax HC. "Are prophylactic antibiotics required for elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy?" Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 1997 Apr; 184(4):353-6.
1995 Aug
Lee KY, Krusch D, Zhou L, Song Y, Chang TM, Chey WY. "Effect of endogenous insulin on pancreatic exocrine secretion in perfused dog pancreas." Pancreas. 1995 Aug; 11(2):190-5.
1994 Jul
Berry SM, Friend LA, McFadden DW, Brodish RJ, Krusch DA, Fink AS. "Pancreatic denervation does not influence glucose-induced insulin response." Surgery. 1994 Jul; 116(1):67-75.

Current Appointments

Director - Department of Medical Informatics (SMD) - Primary Administrative
Professor - Department of Surgery, Oncology (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Medical Informatics (SMD)


Surgery - American Board of Surgery


MD | Medicine | Johns Hopkins U Sch Medicine1982
BA | Biology | Johns Hopkins University1979

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Surgery at University of Virginia Hospitals07/01/1986 - 6/30/1989
Fellowship in Surgery at University of Virginia Hospitals07/01/1984 - 6/30/1986
Residency in Surgery at University of Virginia Hospitals07/01/1983 - 6/30/1984
Internship in Surgery at University of Virginia Hospitals06/01/1982 - 6/30/1983