Dr. Laura Mcilwain Cruse MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Laura Cruse is a rheumatologist in Tampa, Florida. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brandon Regional Hospital and Florida Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of South Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. She is one of 5 doctors at Brandon Regional Hospital and one of 7 at Florida Hospital who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

University of South Florida
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2002

University of South Florida
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 2002 - 2004

University of South Florida College of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Prevalence of evaluation and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in men.
Cruse, L.M., Valeriano, J., Vasey, F.B., Carter, J.D.

Acute akathisia associated with quetiapine use.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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