(Hartford, Conn. January 6, 2015) – Saint Francis Care has named Robert J. Krug, M.D., Chief Executive Officer/Medical
Director of Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital.
In this new role, Dr. Krug will
provide leadership oversight of Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital (MSRH), as
well as planning and strategic development for MSRH, a Saint Francis Care provider. Dr. Krug will also
continue in his role as Physician Leader of the Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation Service Line.
Dr. Krug came to Saint Francis in
1996 as Medical Director, Neuromuscular Inpatient program at MSRH. In 1998, he
was named Chairman/Director of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at
Saint Francis. Dr. Krug was appointed
Medical Director at MSRH in 2000 and Medical Director for Physical and
Rehabilitation Services at the Joyce D.
and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and
Neuroscience Research in 2008, which he helped develop.
Dr. Krug received his medical
degree from SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine, NY.
He completed his internship in
Internal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; and
a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Harvard Medical
School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital, where
he was also chief resident from 1994-1996.
Dr. Krug is board certified in
physical medicine and rehabilitation and is also a Diplomate of the National
Board of Medical Examiners. He serves as Co-Chairman of the Medical Advisory
Committee for the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association. Dr. Krug is a member of the American Academy
of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; the Association of Academic
Physiatrists; the Connecticut Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation;
the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine; and, the American Medical
About Saint Francis Care
Francis Care is an integrated
healthcare delivery system established by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical
Center, an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897. Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is
a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New
England. Other major entities of Saint
Francis Care include The Mount Sinai
Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the
Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount
Sinai Regional Cancer Center, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for
Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint
Francis HealthCare Partners. Johnson Memorial Medical Center, parent organization
of Johnson Memorial Hospital, Evergreen Health Care Center, and Home and
Community Health Services are also Saint Francis Care Partners. Saint Francis
Care’s services are supported by a
network of five major Access Centers and eight additional medical office
centers sited throughout the region. For
more information, visit www.stfranciscare.com.