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Qualifications and Experience
Matthew M. Kruger, M.D. is a board certified, fellowship trained specialist in cataract surgery, cornea and laser vision correction. Dr. Kruger has extensive experience in cataract surgery, refractive surgery including LASIK and PRK, corneal transplantation and partial corneal transplantation techniques such as DSAEK, DMEK and DALK. He treats both routine and complex cornea, cataract and refractive cases. He will be providing his patients with comprehensive eye care using the latest medical and surgical technology and techniques. Dr. Kruger grew up in the Pacific Northwest before heading to the Northeast where he graduated from Dartmouth College. After graduation, he spent a year volunteering at a medical mission hospital in West Africa before starting his medical training at Tufts University School of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He did his ophthalmology training at UT Southwestern Medical Center, the largest ophthalmology program in the U.S., where he served as clinic and surgery chief. After finishing residency, Dr. Kruger spent an additional year at UT Southwestern completing a fellowship in cornea, advanced cataract/lens replacement surgery and laser refractive surgery. He performs all the latest types of corneal transplantation including DSAEK, DMEK and DALK. Dr. Kruger practiced in the Boston area for over one year before coming to Denver. Dr. Kruger enjoys spending time with his wife Jen, skiing, hiking, biking, traveling and learning new languages. He speaks French and Spanish and volunteers his time at the Stout Street Eye Clinic serving the homeless population of Denver.
Verified Patient Reviews
Just went in for an annual eye exam scheduled at 8 AM, was seen around 8:08. Staff and doctors were friendly and helpful, and I was out by 8:24.
Exceptional. He explained the standard of care I should expect yearly at my checkups due to a medication I take (one test had never been done at another Dr.’s office) and explained why/ the consequences to my eyes/if it isn’t done. He actually read before my appointment my background and specific issues I hoped to address in our appointment here on ZocDoc! Considerate and time- saving; I felt respected that he prepared thoroughly. Dr. Kruger thinks fast, asks questions, and is a “patient’s” doctor. If there’s any way to help, he is the type of doctor that wants to do so and will-or he’ll get you to the specialist that can. I left his office feeling confident I had the best possible/medically solid findings due to his experience, and the technology he used in my case to get a specific type of scan. It definitely helped that Dr. Kruger and Isobel who assisted were wonderful during the eye exam process- I’ll be back next year without question! Thanks!
I arrived early because I have a long drive and cannot predict the traffic. They took me right in. Dr. Kruger is very professional and very personable. He listens and answers all my questions. His staff is also very efficient and a pleasure to deal with.
Dr. Kruger and entire staff were very professional and patient with me. I am a case that needs expert attention for my cataract surgery because I previously had lasik surgery to correct my near sighted ness.
Totally pleasant. Not weird, uncomfortable, or creepy. Just a couple of cool dudes doing weird things to my eyes.
I really like dr. Matthew. He explained everything very well and he responded all my concerns.
Very professional and knowledgeable.
I was very satisfied with the service I received both from Dr. Kruger, Isabelle and the rest of the staff
Dr Kruger and his staff are professional, efficient and personable. I have had surgery and regular eye checkups. I would highly recommend this physician and office.
Very thorough and professional
Excellent doctor and staff.
I had a great experience, which is odd considering that I was recieving an eye exam.
Great. He is Knowledgeable, took time to explain findings and to answer questions, and he has a good bedside manner.
Everyone in the office was great.
Everyone on the staff was cheerful, professional, and gracious. Loved Dr. Kruger's easy manner and considerate approach. A very positive experience all around!
Excellent. Direct, efficient and thorough.
Dr. Matthew Kruger and his team at Associates in Eyecare in Denver are fantastic.!! I am so glad that I went to them for my eye surgeries. In January 2016, I had a cataract removed from my left eye and also had an intraocular lens implanted. I was extremely pleased with the care and so amazed by the results that I had the same procedure on my right eye the following month. Dr. Kruger clearly and carefully explained the examination, the results, and the recommendations. He will answer all of your questions. His office also works very well with your insurance, whether it be Medicare or another insurance. The results were beyond my expectations...and this was after having worn glasses for 56 years. Again, I highly recommend Dr. Matthew Kruger and his team at Associates in Eyecare. Five stars and wish I could give more!!. Karen H.
Very great first visit! Dr. Kruger was professional and very helpful in explaining everything to me. I will definitely be returning
Dr Kruger and his assistant gave me a thorough eye exam, were very patient, and gave me a good explanation of the status of my cataracts
The technicians were all very nice, professional and patient. Dr. Kruger is an early career doc who would benefit from slowing down a touch- he was very knowledgeable, but seemed to be in a hurry and did not explain as well as he could have what all was happening, what the results were, if/how my sight had changed. A little more experience and spending more time with his patients would go a long way!
It was great and super professional!
My eyes were dilated but they didn't give me any protective eyewear afterwards. wish I would have been informed my eyes would be dilated prior to making my appointment to properly schedule my day.
Great experience. Fast but efficient. Everyone super friendly.
This was my first visit here and the front desk girl was fantastic as was the woman that did my exam. Dr. Kruger was very good but kept popping out of my exam to talk to another client. Please finish with one and then pay attention to the one that you are examining. I wanted a young Dr. so I think that he just has a lot of energy. He might mellow a little with age. I will be back as over all it was a good experience. Oh and travel size solution would have been a nice touch, I always got that and eye drop samples at my last place.
The appointment was extremely thorough! I feel like my eyesight is now in good hands!
He is working with an excellent practice and fits in very well.
Office personnel very friendly and dr. Kruger was great. Listened to me and was a big help to me and my problem. Very caring and informative.
It was great! Very quick and efficient. Thanks!
Well qualified kind professional
My visit was great. We received very helpful information that we never knew before regarding bifocals. If it wasn't for this doctor, we would have kept getting ripped off by other vision companies. I would recommend this doctor to others.
Was fine I just wished he would have discussed my eye issue a little more.
Helpful. Seemed like he was in a hurry, which didn't bother me. I was in and out very quickly. I showed up a few minutes late (sorry!) and they were very gracious. I would be happy to work with him again.
Dr. Kruger was very thorough and I didn't feel like he was rushing the appointment at all, very knowledgeable and friendly. Staff were very friendly as well. My eyes were dilated for eye exam this morning and my vision been really blurry all day and its giving me headache from not being able to see very well. Hopefully my vision will be back to normal soon.
The office staff was friendly and answered any insurance questions I had. Dr. Kruger was fantastic - answered all questions that I had - his mannerism were very professional and a very nice man.
I would highly recommend this office. Dr. Kruger was excellent. They took me in and checked me in very in depth I was welcomed!! I had actually found them here a few months ago and recommended them without really knowing but based on other's reviews. Then I was able to go today. Great place, easy to park and Great people. Thanks, Tina
Very friendly and polite. Matthew Kruger cared about the well-being of my eyes regarding their past history.
Dr . Matthew Krueger was great
Most of the front staff were friendly, dr kruger was professional, confident and knowledgeable
Very thorough comprehensive with evaluation of my glaucoma condition. Provided great patient education.
Dr Kruger was extremely efficient but still thorough.
Very knowledgeable and great recommendation for retonologist. Thanks again
I had a great experience at this eye exam. I was nervous about having my eyes examined. My concerns were listened to and the responses from Viola and Dr. Kruger were empathetic and kind. Exam was thorough, too. Dr. Kruger and Viola both rock!
Very professional especially the tech
Everyone was so nice I was an extremely rough morning and was late for my appt not just late i was 45 min late they still took me in and Dr. Kruger just worked me in as soon they could. Thank you all so much
Dr. Kruger was very nice. The staff was great. I'll be back and I'd definitely recommend him to anyone needing an ophthalmologist. Thank you.
Very thorough and competent!
I was a new patient coming in to see Dr. Kruger for contacts. Not only was he very thorough with my exam, he made sure that I left with no questions unanswered. His staff was extremely knowledgeable about any insurance questions I had making sure I left with samples in hand that will help make my decisions easier with no added expense to me. I'll definitely be back and I'd definitely recommend him to anyone needing an opthamologist.
Excelente y muy profecional y sobre todo en mi idioma gracias
The staff I dealt with were really friendly and professional. Dr Kruger was thorough and helped me understand everything. Will continue to go back.
Doctor was efficient and knowledgable
Very professtional young man. I felt very comfortable proceding with a treatment I needed. He reassured me and made sure I had all the facts.
Dr. Kruger and his staff were all great. I would highly recommend Dr. Kruger without hesitation. I had a great experience.
This is my second time seeing Dr. Kruger and I am always very pleased with the results.
Dr Kruger did a very thorough exam and went over all my records from my previous doctor. He is very personable and takes time to answer any questions. I did not have to wait at all to be seen - less than 5 minutes.
Awesome personality, in and out. Extremely courteous!
Very polite and friendly Staff. Great experience! Thank you!
Great staff. Dr Kruger was very nice.
It was great. I think I will recomendet for friends. Thank you:)
Very polite. I highly recommend him.
Great office, nice staff. Very caring doctor!
I wouldn't let his youth fool you. First impressions are lasting. He displayed strong knowledge, competence, and charisma. Thanks ZocDoc
Very friendly and thorough.
Very professional staff. Did an excellent job explaining things.
very quick and informative
I thought he was very professional, had a great bedside manner and I will continue to have him as my ophthalmologist!
He was professional and courteous.
Very professional ophthalmologist. Thorough eye test.