Neurologist specializing in Movement Disorders and Neurogenetics: Dr. Michael Kruer
Certified Genetic Counselor: Lior Borovik
SANFORD SIOUX FALLS HUNTINGTON DISEASE CLINIC is now accepting referrals.
We are supported by the Huntington Disease Society of America (HDSA) and offer comprehensive diagnosis and assessment as well as multidisciplinary care for the motor, cognitive and neuropsychiatric features of Huntington Disease.
In the near future, we will offer patients and their families the opportunity to participate in the latest clinical trials focused on HD.
The clinic is staffed by medical director DR. MICHAEL KRUER and LIOR BOROVIK, and supported by SVHDSA's social worker, EILEEN KRUEGER.
To make a referral or schedule an appointment, call 605-312-1000.
Dr. Michael Kruer attended Arizona State University and the University of Arizona College of Medicine where he graduated with distinction in research. Dr. Kruer is board-certified in both adult and child neurology. He currently serves as a staff neurologist at Sanford Children’s Hospital and as medical director of the Sanford Huntington Disease Clinic. His clinical expertise includes movement disorders and neurogenetics. Michael’s laboratory research focuses on the genetic basis of movement disorders and neurodegenerative diseases. Through the Sanford HD Clinic, Dr. Kruer hopes to offer comprehensive services to HD patients and their families by 1) providing patients with quality care at all stages of the disease; 2) ensuring families have the support they need to care for their loved ones; and 3) providing access to the latest research studies and clinical trials.
Lior Borovik was born and raised in Israel. He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he graduated with a B.S. in Psychology, and a minor in Biochemistry. Lior later attended the Genetic Counseling program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he graduated with an M.S. in Medical Genetics (Genetic Counseling). During his training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Lior took part in additional educational offerings including the Consumer Health Advocacy program through the Center for Patient Partnerships, which combined applied health advocacy training, with an introduction to health systems and health care delivery. Lior is a licensed certified Genetic Counselor (LCGC), and he currently serves as a genetic counselor at Sanford, and is a part of the Sanford Huntington's Disease Clinic. Education and advocacy for patients and their families is extremely important for Lior. Through the Sanford HD Clinic, Lior hopes to be a source of education and support for patients with Huntington's disease and their families.
Long Term Care Facilities:
Menno-Olivet Care Center
402 S. Pine St.
Menno, SD 57045