Dr. Benjamin Ling, MD

Dr. Benjamin Ling, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Benjamin Ling, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

105 W 8th Ave Ste 200

Spokane, WA 99204

Contact Information

(509) 624-9112

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ling performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 98% of peers
Meningiomas
very high
more than 92% of peers
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 89% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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23  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Cincinnati, College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Cincinnati, College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ling has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ling's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ling to family and friends
26 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Ling's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Ling has been a wonderful Doctor, his staff and himself have been very thorough and very nice and have made sure I understand the whole process. They check in with me almost everyday that has made me feel so much better about the surgery. I have and will continue to recommend Dr. Ling and...more
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Dr. Ling is the Neurosurgeon that I wanted to do my back fusion. I had heard from previous patients what a wonderful Neurosurgeon he was. I wanted the Best Neurosurgeon and he was amazing! I like that everything was very organized giving me lots of information prior to the surgery and his Team...more
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Very thorough and patient during initial consultation. Clear instructions for proper healing after procedure. Dr. Ling did an excellent job and the surgery has been a huge success almost a year later!
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I had back surgery last year and then moved to Spokane. I reherniated around the same time we found out we were expecting our first child. The staff at Inland Neurosurgery were all very nice and worked to get me in fast. Dr. Ling was very nice, and treated me like a person not just a patient. He is...more
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Down to earth. Great amount of empathy while working with my 15 yr old. Smiles and jokes where appropriate.
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