Dr. John S. Kuo, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 47

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Dr. Kuo:

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Dr. Kuo's Experience

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Dr. Kuo's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Kuo Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Kuo Treats

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
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Hospital Quality

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Meriter Hospital
202 South Parks Street
Madison, WI 53715
University of Wisconsin Hospitals And Clinics
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kuo

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Appointments & Offices

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UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN HOSPITAL AND CLINICS
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN HOSPITAL AND CLINICS
600 HIGHLAND AVE
Madison, WI 53792
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    Dr. Kuo's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery, 2009
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
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    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Stroke
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Kuo

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Harvard Medical School
    Graduated in 1993
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kuo & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Kuo's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Kuo has admitting privileges:

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    • Meriter Hospital

    • University of Wisconsin Hospitals And Clinics

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kuo

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kuo to family and friends

    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 5 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Kuo
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN HOSPITAL AND CLINICS
    600 HIGHLAND AVE
    Madison, WI 53792
    (608) 263-6400 (Office)
    (608) 829-5315 (Fax)
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