Anesthesia is a critical part of plastic surgery procedures. Dr. Harris works with two anesthesiologists exclusively: Dr. Michael Kruczek and Dr. Kerry Latch. Dr. Kruczek and Dr. Latch are both certified by the American Board of Anesthesia and they are partners at the Integrity Pain Management Clinic. A team approach is vital for safe surgical procedures. Procedures are performed at a certified outpatient facility, with excellent operating room personnel and highly skilled anesthesiologists that work with Dr. Harris on a regular basis to maintain the highest level of safety and comfort for every patient.
Dr. Michael Kruczek is a native San Antonian who has been in practice in San Antonio since 1970. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Texas at Austin in 1974 in Biology, and went to medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Since his residency, he has been in private practice and has served as the chairman of anesthesia in several hospitals and surgery centers. He is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Kruczek is married with one daughter and two grandchildren. He enjoys sailing, hiking, and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Dr. Kerry Latch is a native Texan that has been in practice in the San Antonio area since 2007. Originally from Midland, he earned his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Spanish in 1994 from Texas Tech University. He earned his medical degree from Texas Tech School of Medicine while on a Naval scholarship and then completed his anesthesia training at the National Naval Medical & Walter Reed Army Centers. He is fellowship-trained in Orthopedic Anesthesia, Pain Management and Rehabilitation. He is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Latch is married and has two young sons. He enjoys time outdoors with his family, hunting, fishing and riding motorcycles.
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Both Dr. Kruczek and Dr. Latch are active members of the Bexar County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, American Society of Anesthesiologists, San Antonio Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and the American Academy of Pain Management.
Dr. Elizabeth Harris has been working with both Dr. Kruczek and Dr. Latch for many years and has tremendous respect for the ability of both anesthesiologists. This strong relationship has resulted in a close-knit team approach that benefits the safety and comfort of each patient. Both anesthesiologists, likewise, count it as a privilege to work with Dr. Harris and consider her to be a compassionate, talented and highly skilled plastic surgeon.
Dr. Kruczek and Dr. Latch can be reached for any questions or concerns at (210) 227-5223 or (210) 615- 7480.