Dr. Iain Kalfas, MD

Dr. Iain Kalfas, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Iain Kalfas, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

9500 Euclid Ave

Cleveland, OH 44195

Contact Information

(216) 444-2273

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Kalfas's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease


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18  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Barrow Neur Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kalfas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kalfas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kalfas to family and friends
18 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kalfas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Awesome doctor, awesome staff. He found and fixed a failed fusion that was missed. I was told there was nothing more to do, I probably had permanent nerve damage, & I could get a 2nd opinion if I wanted. His staff friendly & never made me feel stupid with my questions & always called me back & made...more
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