Assistant Professor of Medicine
Specialty Areas: Management of acute and chronic kidney disorders, electrolyte disorders, interventional nephrology.
Chronology: BS Summa Cum Laude: West Virginia University, 2004; MD: West Virginia University, 2008; Residency: Department of Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008-2011; Fellowship: Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, July 2011- June 2013; Assistant Professor of Medicine: University of North Carolina, June 2014-present.
Dr. Kruska’s clinical focus is care of chronic kidney disease and dialysis patients. Dr. Kruska is trained in interventional nephrology: balloon assisted maturation of fistulas, fistulograms, angioplasty, stent placement, central stenosis intervention and thrombectomy. Her research focus is in dialysis vascular access.
American Society of Nephrology. Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation. Post-Transplant Acute Kidney Injury: Broadening the Differential Diagnosis. November 2012.