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Name: Edward J. Kroger, MD, JD, MBA
Email: kroger@krogerlaw.com
Job Title: Managing Partner
Phone: (713) 961-7952 ext. 104

Edward J. Kroger, MD, JD, MBA

Dr. Kroger graduated from Baylor University in 1981 and began medical school at the age of 19. Upon graduation from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, he completed an internship in Internal Medicine before taking a three year leave of absence to attend the University of Texas School of Law. He returned to Houston and finished his residency in 1991 with subsequent Board Certification in Internal Medicine.

After making partner at an international health law and medical malpractice litigation firm in 1999, he subsequently started the firm focusing on providing legal and business consulting services to healthcare clients. Dr. Kroger’s practice has focused on defending healthcare institutions in the courtroom with dozens of first chair trials and appeals (including 5th Circuit and Texas Supreme Court). He provides strategic and operational advice to healthcare leadership teams and is a frequent speaker at legal and medical events. He manages the largest dedicated healthcare law firm in Texas.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Adjunct Professor of Strategic Management – Healthcare, Rice Jones Graduate School of Business
  • Managing Editor of Texas Medical Malpractice Defense text
  • Texas Super Lawyer 2008-2018
  • Houston Top Lawyer 2011-2018
  • Rice University, MBA, 2017
  • 50 Best and Brightest Executive MBAs of 2017, Poets and Quants Magazine
  • Rice University, Graduate Certificate in Health Care Management, 2015
  • Consultant to Texas State Bar and Texas Medical Association
  • Former Partner, Fulbright and Jaworski
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine, 1991
  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Residency, 1991
  • University of Texas School of Law, JD, 1989
  • Licensed Texas Physician, 1985
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, MD, 1985
  • Baylor University, BS, 1981