Richard L. Kraft, MD

Specialty: Hospitalist

Location: Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital (S'ÁXT' HÍT) →

Certification: American Board of Family Medicine

Education & Experience:

Dr. Kraft earned a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology from South Dakota State University in Brookings. He earned his Medical Doctorate from the University of South Dakota Medical School in Vermillion and completed a residency in family practice at the University of North Dakota in Bismarck. He worked at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka from 1987-95, and returned to SEARHC as a hospitalist in 2008 after 13 years working at Indian Health Service sites in South Dakota (Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and Standing Rock).

Special Interests:

Dr. Kraft has special medical interests in dermatology and sports medicine. He also enjoys spending time with his family, the outdoors, sports and crafts. “The atmosphere of the entire medical staff is wonderful. It is great to be back,” Dr. Kraft said.