Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Timothy J Kruser, MD

Timothy J Kruser, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Focus of Work


Dr. Kruser focuses on the treatment of both benign and malignant brain tumors, brain metastases, as well as lung cancer and skin cancer. His current research efforts focus on radiosurgery and stereotactic radiation techniques in these areas to minimize toxicities, integration of palliative services into the radiation oncology clinic, and collaborative clinical trial efforts with surgeons and medical oncologists.


Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Wisconsin (2006)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, Oncology (2008)
  • Internship: University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics, Transitional Internship (2009)
  • Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics, Radiation Oncology (2013)