Torsten J. Kruse, MD

After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Kruse visited the United States and completed postdoctoral studies in Hospice at the Institute for Religion and Wholeness in Claremont, CA, and Medical Ethics at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, in Maywood, IL.

In 1999, Dr. Kruse returned to the US, obtaining his US medical license and board certifications after completing additional required US training. He joined MemorialCare Medical Group in 2011, having been in private practice in San Clemente since 2002.

Dr. Kruse has also served as the Medical Director for Silverado Senior Living, a specialty community in San Juan Capistrano serving patients with Alzheimer Dementia from 2002.

This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.

This physician uses an electronic medical record system.
This physician uses myMemorialCare to access and store patient health information via the Epic ambulatory electronic medical record system. Patients of this practice may also securely view their health information online via myMemorialCare (MyChart), Epic’s patient portal.

Specialties

  • Geriatrics
  • Internal Medicine

Types of Care

Education

Type:
Medical Education
Institution:
University of Göttingen - Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Date Completed:
1986
Type:
Internship
Institution:
Evangelisches Krankenhaus Giessen
Date Completed:
1989
Type:
Internship
Institution:
University Hospital of Cologne
Date Completed:
1990
Type:
Internship
Institution:
University of Marburg
Date Completed:
1994
Type:
Fellowship
Institution:
University of Marburg
Date Completed:
1998
Type:
Residency
Institution:
UC Los Angeles School of Medicine - Kern Medical Center
Date Completed:
2001
Type:
Fellowship
Institution:
University of Southern California - LA County Medical Center
Date Completed:
2002

MemorialCare Hospital Affiliations

MemorialCare Network

Health Plans

Accepts most major PPO, EPO and POS health plans
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
Aetna HMO
Provider Number:
323241
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
Anthem Blue Cross HMO
Provider Number:
6O6
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
Blue Shield HMO
Provider Number:
00A759280
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
Blue Shield 65 Plus HMO
Provider Number:
PX0037
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
CalOptima OneCare (Orange County only)
Provider Number:
00A759280Y23
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
Cigna HMO
Provider Number:
1411949138
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
Health Net HMO
Provider Number:
3494094565
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
Health Net Seniority Plus
Provider Number:
3494094565
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Provider Number:
996400
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
Medicare
Provider Number:
N/A
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
SCAN
Provider Number:
36067
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
UnitedHealthcare AARP Medicare Complete
Provider Number:
256790017
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
UnitedHealthcare WEST HMO
Provider Number:
256790017
Accepting New Patients:
Yes