Dr. Kroll, a 1964 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, has been helping patients with chronic pain since April 2011. After a successful 43 year career as an ophthalmic surgeon and tempered by his own 40+ year continuing daily battle with chronic pain he saw the need for an ethical, compassionate approach to chronic pain management.
He was born and reared in Chicago, IL. He fulfilled his active duty army service before entering the University of Michigan to complete his undergraduate studies. After receiving his medical degree he completed an internship and a three-year residency in ophthalmology in Chicago. He established a private eye surgery practice in San Jose California from 1968 through 1985. While in San Jose he was a member of the faculty of Stanford University Medical School.
He was publicly elected for 3 terms to his local school board. He served as president of the Santa Clara County Professional Services Review Organization and was an alternate delegate to the California Medical Association.
He and his wife relocated to Hawaii in 1986. He worked as an ophthalmologist at the Hawaiian Eye Center until retiring at the end of 2003. His wife passed away from cancer in 1995 after almost 34 years of marriage that produced 3 children. He remarried in February 1997 and was fortunate enough to find a 2nd angel. They moved to Georgia in 2004. His wife, Sandy, who worked as a clinic supervisor and nurse for Kaiser Permanente in Hawaii for over 30 years is now a critical member of the Kroll Care team.
After working for others he established KROLL CARE, a Licensed Georgia Chronic Pain Clinic, which opened in January 2015 as an independent facility dedicated to fulfilling those needs.