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 15 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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Dr. Ling's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ling performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Ling performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ling treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Ling treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ling treats Spine Disorders more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Ling treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Ling's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Aneurysm Clipping
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neck Surgery
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Paracentesis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Benjamin Ling, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ling's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ling

4.3

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
77.77777777777777%
(21)
4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
3 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
14.814814814814815%
(4)

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Dr Ling has been my neurosurgeon for approx 10 yrs. I have had 3 surgeries with him that have been very successful. My husband and I feel that you are always treated thoughtfully, with compassion, kindness, and expertise. His team at Providence works well together, answering your questions quickly...Read More
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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Locations

Providence Inland Neurosurgery & Spine Associates

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
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AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Bluegrass Family Health
Worker's Compensation WC
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
First Choice Health
First Choice Health PPO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
ODS Health Plan
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Plus
Providence Health Plans
Personal Option EPO
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Uniform Medical Plan Classic
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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