He earned his B.S. degree at the University of South Dakota, and his M.D. degree at the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. He is board certified in General Surgery and has been a practicing surgeon for 24 years. In addition, Dr. Croston was integral in helping North Memorial develop it’s award winning Level One Trauma Program.
From 2005-2010 he was the chairman of the Minnesota State Trauma Advisory Committee which helped initiate the statewide trauma system. In addition to his interest in trauma, Dr Croston has been active in the community in many health prevention programs and efforts towards wellness and has spoken nationally on a variety of surgical topics and physician leadership. Dr. Croston has been named one of the region’s Top Doctors through a survey of doctors and nurses conducted by Mpls. St. Paul Magazine from 2006 through 2015.