Dr. Joseph H. Kratzer, MD

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Specializes in Neurology • Male • Age 58

140 Hospital Dr Ste 309
Bennington, VT 05201
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Dr. Kratzer:

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Dr. Kratzer's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
100 Hospital Drive
Bennington, VT 05201
North Adams Regional Hospital
71 Hospital Avenue
North Adams, MA 01247

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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JOSEPH KRATZER MD
JOSEPH KRATZER MD
140 Hospital Dr Ste 309
Bennington, VT 05201
Williamstown Medical Associates
Williamstown Medical Associates
197 Adams Rd
Williamstown, MA 01267
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    Dr. Kratzer's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurology

    Board Certifications

    • Neurology
    1
    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    2
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cluster Headache
    • Concussion
    • Convulsions
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Headache
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lyme Disease
    • Meningiomas
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    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myelopathy
    • Myoclonus
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
    • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Tension Headache
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vasculitis
    • Vertigo
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    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    Long Island College Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    Long Island College Hospital
    Mt Sinai Med Center
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kratzer & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Kratzer'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. Kratzer has admitting privileges:

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    • Southwestern Vermont Medical Center

    • North Adams Regional Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kratzer

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kratzer to family and friends

    9 responses
    below
    national average

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

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    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

    A
    JOSEPH KRATZER MD
    140 Hospital Dr Ste 309
    Bennington, VT 05201
    (802) 442-3900 (Office)
    B
    Williamstown Medical Associates
    197 Adams Rd
    Williamstown, MA 01267
    (413) 458-8182 (Office)
    C
    Williamstown Medical Associates
    77 Hospital Ave Ste 300
    North Adams, MA 01247
    (413) 458-8182 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Experience with Dr. Kratzer
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
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