Thru out my adult life, as i sit waiting to be called into the exam room, I rehearse my conversation with my doctor or nurse. As I got much older I noticed my rehearsal went from an explanation to a pleading of "please listen to me I really feel I have a problem". An example of this was I had started to notice that I was having the feeling like I was not getting a lung full of air.… See more
My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...
My role as your private doctor acknowledges and honors that each person’s care needs to be unique. MDVIP offers an approach to practicing family medicine, similar to a concierge medical practice, with a platform directed for success through wellness, prevention and early diagnostic means. As your primary care physician, we can aim to impact health and well-being by approaching those aspects of healthcare tailored to your individualized medical circumstances. Continuity of personalized care through ongoing follow-ups and making timely changes along the way, we will share a mutual path to positive results and search for the highest quality of life possible for you, your family, and loved ones.
Dr. Krauss' Credentials
Martin Army Hospital
Fort Benning, GA
Family Medicine 1975-1976
Loyola University Chicago-Stritch School of Medicine
Doctorate of Medicine 1974
Bachelor of Arts, Biology and Chemistry 1971
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Certified Medical Examiner
- Medical Director 1978-present
- Continuous Quality Improvement Committee 2007-present
Medical Director, Lacey Medical Clinic 1987-present
Physicians of Southwest Washington IPA 2004-present
- Board Member 2008-2015
- Working Committee Chair 2013-2014
Board Vice-Chair, NW Momentum Health Partners 2016-present
Physicians of Southwest Washington
Thurston-Mason County Medical Society
Battalion Surgeon 2/44th ADA
- 545th Medical Dispensary Camp Humphreys, Korea
- Administrative and Health Card Authority for US Military troops 1976-1977
- Army Commendation Medal
4th Medical Battalion, Fort Carson Army Hospital
- Emergency Room Physician 1977-1978
- Distinguished Service Award
Honorable Discharge 1978
President, Pattison Lake Water Association 2003-2016
Premier League Coach, Washington State Youth Soccer Association 1985-1994
Testimonials from patients of Dr. Krauss
Dr. Krauss has always helped me to overcome any medical condition throughout all the years. If he felt that I needed a specialist, he never hesitated to refer me. Most of the time Dr. Krauss was able to help me himself. I always appreciated his cheerfulness and enthusiasm about being a doctor. No matter what the reason was for an appointment, he was always willing to spend as much time with me… See more
Dr. Ronald Krauss has been our family doctor since the 1970's. Not only is he an excellent doctor but we consider him a family friend. He has helped us through health challenges and always gives us good common sense helps to improve our lives. He is easy to talk to and available to help us when needed. We hope he is practicing for many more years!!! Sincerely,
In 1978, we moved to the area and needed a family physician. Dr. Krauss was fairly new in town and was taking new patients. We were pleased with the relationship from the beginning.
In 1980, I was pregnant with my third child and Dr. Krauss referred me to an obstetrician, so I didn't really see him for those 9 months.
In the evening, after the birth, I looked up to see Dr.… See more
My own doctor retired and I was looking for a knew one as good as my other doctor was. When I showed up to asked if he could renew my prescriptions he readily did. Hopefully with this virus going around I will not need to use him until my yearly physical May or June. He is as good as my first doctor and takes the time with you and asks some good questions.
I have been with Dr. Krauss for over 40 years. We were both much younger then! He always listens, even though what I am complaining about or sharing is not necessarily medical! He has always been there for me. His staff has been helpful and friendly. I have told him he cannot retire until I am done. When I needed to get an appointment in a hurry, it was done. I am sure there were many specific… See more
im totally at ease knowing my doctor is a phone call away 24-7
he ALWAYS goes the extra mile to take care of me !!