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Gerhard Kraske, MD

General Internal Medicine

"I look forward to being an advocate for my patients’ health care needs and helping them navigate through the health care system."

Primary Clinic: Meriter Middleton

7780 Elmwood Avenue, Suite 201
Middleton, WI 53562
(608) 417-3434

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Hospital Affiliations

Meriter Hospital

Education and Board Certification

2006, Prior Affiliation, Aiken Regional MC
1995, Fellowship, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center
1993, Residency, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center
1990, Medical School, George Washington Univ Schl of Med/Health Sciences
ABMS/AOA Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine

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Medical Interests

Dr. Kraske enjoys working with adult patients of all ages, but has special interests in geriatrics and respiratory illness, including asthma. He is also dedicated to educating all of his patients about preventive health issues.

Medical Philosophy

If you ask Dr. Kraske’s patients what they think of him, they would say that he is thorough, conversational and most importantly – he really cares. He believes that effective health care comes down to the relationship between patient and physician, which must be built on trust. Dr. Kraske doesn’t rush his patients and communicates respectfully and clearly with them. He often uses analogies and diagrams to help patients relate complex health issues to real life.

Personal Interests

Dr. Kraske enjoys spending time reading, hiking and traveling with his family. He is also passionate about classical music and plays the piano and accordion. Dr. Kraske is fluent in German.

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