Phoenix, AZ. – The CORE Institute, #1 ranked Phoenix-based orthopedic group, continues to expand Bone Health Program with Medical Director, Kelly Krohn, MD, a fellowship-trained and board certified rheumatologist. Dr. Krohn specializes in non-surgical management of knee osteoarthritis, fracture healing, and complex metabolic bone diseases and will care for patients at their North Phoenix clinic in Arizona.

“Dr. Krohn is a well-respected rheumatologist who remains active in academic research and contributes to numerous journal articles, abstracts, and book chapters,” said Steve Myerthall, MD and Market President at The CORE Institute. “He is a valuable addition to our clinical team as well as patients in need of management and non-surgical treatment options for those suffering from osteoarthritis and complex metabolic bone health diseases.”

Dr. Krohn is a recipient of numerous awards for his work in rheumatology. He served as the Senior Medical Advisor for Eli Lilly between 2006 and 2016 with primary responsibility over the Forteo osteoporosis medical team. Prior to his role at Eli Lilly, he served as Director of Clinical Research at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh and as the Rheumatology Fellowship Program Director at the Oregon Health and Sciences University. During his time in Oregon, Dr. Krohn also served as the team physician for the Portland Rockies as part of the Colorado Rockies medical team.

Dr. Krohn completed his rheumatology fellowship at Indiana University and his internal medicine residency at Creighton University. He also received his medical degree from Creighton and his bachelor’s degree from Jamestown College. Dr. Krohn is a member of several professional organizations, including the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Orthopaedic Research Society, American College of Rheumatology, and the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research.


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