Laura Krecko, MD

General Surgery Resident

Laura Krecko is from Hershey, Pennsylvania. She completed her undergraduate education at The Pennsylvania State University where she majored in Biology and graduated as student grand marshal with honors in Biobehavioral Health from the Schreyer Honors College. She returned home to Hershey to attend medical school where she discovered her love for surgery and fostered her interests in education and communication. She graduated AOA from the Penn State College of Medicine and moved to Madison for her general surgery training at the University of Wisconsin.

Laura completed two years of general surgery residency and is spending her academic development time as a WiSOR fellow under the primary mentorship of Dr. Caprice Greenberg. She is interested in using qualitative and mixed-methods research to investigate and advance interprofessional communication in order to improve the quality of care for surgical patients. She will supplement her research experiences with courses culminating in a certificate in the Fundamentals of Clinical Research through the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.


  • MD, Pennsylvania State University School in Medicine, 2018
  • BS, Pennsylvania State University, Schreyer Honors College, 2014


  • Surgical Oncology T32