Philip J Kroth, MD

Philip J Kroth, MD
Philip J Kroth, MD

Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics

Professor, Department of Medicine

Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics


Contact Information

1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Program in Biomedical Informatics
Department of Medicine
Internal Medicine, 269.337.6300

Philip J Kroth, MD, MSc, received his B.S. in Computer Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1987, his M.D. degree from the Medical College of Ohio in 1995, and completed his residency in internal medicine at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1999. He completed a research fellowship in biomedical informatics at the Regenstrief Institute at the Indiana University Medical Center where he also earned an M.S. in clinical research in 2003. In his previous position at the University of New Mexico, in addition to practicing as a general internist, he founded and directed both a post-doctoral research fellowship in biomedical informatics as well as a ACGME-accredited clinical informatics fellowship for physicians.

Dr. Kroth was the elected national chair of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Academic Forum for 2015. His areas of research focus include adapting clinical records for research, the promotion of open access publication, and assessing the impact of health information technology (HIT) on user physician burnout and fatigue. Dr. Kroth is board certified in both internal medicine and clinical informatics.