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Michael C. Kruer, MD

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Areas of Expertise

  • Neurogenetics
  • Pediatric Movement Disorders


Main Hospital & Emergency Department
1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85016


Education & Training

Board Certification

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Medical School / Education

University of Arizona


Pediatrics, Phoenix Children's Hospital - Phoenix, AZ


(Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Molecular Neurogenetics) Oregon Health & Science University


Phoenix Children's Hospital - Phoenix, AZ

Academic Affiliations

Department of Child Health, University of Arizona College of Medicine PhoenixProgram in Neuroscience, Arizona State University

Professional Affiliations

Child Neurology Society American Society of Human GeneticsMovement Disorders SocietyAmerican Academy of Cerebral Palsy & Developmental MedicineAmerican Academy of NeurologySociety for Neuroscience


  • Most Recommended Physician
  • * Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Scientist Development Award (2014)* Shields Award, Child Neurology Foundation (2011)* Doernbecher Children's Hospital Award for Pediatric Research (2010) * American Academy of Neurology Clinical Research Training Award (2009)

Research & Publications

Feyma T1, Ramsey K2; C4RCD Research Group, Huentelman MJ2,3, Craig DW2, Padilla-Lopez S4,5, Narayanan V2,3, Kruer MC3,4,5. Dystonia in ATP2B3-associated X-linked spinocerebellar ataxia. Mov Disord. 2016 Nov;31(11):1752-1753. doi: 10.1002/mds.26800. PubMed PMID: 27653636.

Fahey MC1, Maclennan AH2, Kretzschmar D3, Gecz J2,4, Kruer MC5,6,7. The genetic basis of cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2017 Jan;1. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.13363. PubMed PMID: 28042670.

My lab is focused on the molecular basis of movement disorders ( largest project is an international collaborative study of the genetic basis of cerebral palsy (www.facebook/cpgrn)

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the best score.

99 Patient Satisfaction Ratings

9.73 of 10star rating

1 Patient Review

Dr.Kruer and his team were awesome and provided excellent care.
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