Doctors and Staff
Kendall L. Krug, O.D.
1981-1985 Southern College of Optometry, Memphis,TN; Graduated with O.D. degree.
1978-1983 Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS; Graduated Cum Laude with B.S. degree in General Science.
CERTIFICATION AND OTHER EDUCATION:
2012 Diplomate, American Board of Optometry
2000 Completed glaucoma and oral treatment licensure-Kansas State Boards.
1995 Completed training for the Low Vision Enhancement System at Johns Hopkins University-Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD.
1991 Completed Clinical Low Vision course at the Lighthouse, New York, NY.
1988 University of Missouri-St. Louis School of Optometry, Ocular Therapeutics.
1985 Passed Kansas State Boards-Optometry.
1984 Passed Part I, IIA, IIB of the National Boards-Optometry.
1984 Externship-Southern College of Optometry, Melanie Crandall, O.D. & Gerhard Cibis, M.D., Kansas City, MO.
1984 Externship-Southern College of Optometry, Nellis Air Force Base Hospital, Las Vegas, NV.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND AWARDS:
2010 Collaborator - KanLOVKids project, Kansas School for the Blind.
2010 Appointed by KS Governor Parkinson to the Kansas Advisory Committee for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
2010 Received Legislative Service Award-Kansas Optometric Association.
2008 Received Distinguished Service Award-Kansas Optometric Association.
2007 Appointed Chair- Low Vision Committee-Kansas Optometric Association.
2005 Appointed to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas Medical Advisory Committee.
2005 Appointed to the Medical Advisory Board of Envision Vision Rehabilitation Center, Wichita, KS.
2005 Appointed Chairman of Kansas Blue Cross Blue Shield -Optometry Liaison Committee.
2003 Elected Council Member American Optometric Association-Low Vision Rehabilitation Section.
2002 Received the Eleanor A. Wilson Award from the Kansas Association for the the Blind and Visually Impaired for enhancing public awareness and understanding of visual impairments and blindness (ACB affiliate).
2000 Appointed to Kansas Blue Cross Blue Shield Optometry Liaison Committee.
1999 Appointed to the Board of Directors of the Kansas Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired.
1999 Appointed Chair-Low Vision Committee-Kansas Optometric Association.
1997 Established private practice in Hays, Kansas.
1996 Staff Optometrist Vision Rehabilitation Center, Wichita, Kansas.
1993 Appointed to the Advisory Council of the Stock Eye Institute.
1993-1997 Director- Low Vision Service, Stock Eye Institute-St. Francis Hospital, Topeka, Kansas.
While at Stock, I developed the first hospital based Low Vision Rehabilitation program in Kansas, utilizing occupational therapists.
1988 Established and Staffed Low Vision Clinic at St. Anthony Hospital, Hays,Kansas.
1987-1992 Partner in private practice with A.H.Tholen, O.D. in Hays, Kansas.
"The ICD-10 Codes are coming-eventually", Journal of the American Optometric Association, March 2007.
"Make Your Specialty Your Success", Review of Optometry, December 2004.
"Review of the Kansas Driving Law", Kansas Optometric Journal, Volume 74, #2.
"Low Vision", Kansas Optometric Journal, Volume 76, #3.
Grover LL, Krug KL, Frick KD. Clinical Decision Making in the Care of Patients with Chronic Vision Impairment. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 2011.
Clinical Performance Site - “A Model Transdisciplinary Health Care Team for Low Vision Rehabilitation”; Department of Ophthalmology Johns Hopkins University;
Lori Grover, OD, Principal Investigator; funded by the National Eye Institute. 2007.
ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:
2009-2012 Ellis County Kansas Joint Planning Commission. Elected Chairman 2012.
2007-08 School Council President-Holy Family Elementary School, Hays, KS
Lector and Parishioner-Comeau Catholic Campus Center
Boy Scout / Venturing Crew Leader
Kansas Optometric Association
American Optometric Association
Northwest Kansas Association of the Visually Impaired
Kansas Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
1996 Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity-Team Member on mission trip to Panama