Interim Chair of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation DMC
840 Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan 261 Mack Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: 313-745-1163 | Fax: 313-745-1063 |
Assistant's Name: Katrina Ingram
Administrator's Name: Rana El-Jaroudi

Richard Krugel, M.D., is the interim chair of the Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

A board certified orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Krugel received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1967. He completed a fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in 1968 and a surgery residency at University Hospital, Ann Arbor, and Sinai Hospital, Detroit, in 1970. In 1971 he completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in New York, and subsequently a two-year orthopaedic surgery residency at Jewish Hospital and Medical Center, New York. Dr. Krugel then served as a practicing orthopaedic surgeon in the United States Air Force at its Regional Hospital, Maxwell Airforce Base in Alabama, from September 1973 to September 1975.

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Detroit Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, the Michigan Orthopaedic Society, the American Medical Association and the Clinical Orthopaedic Society.