Dr. Jack Klem, MD

Dr. Jack Klem, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 47

Accepting new patients

Dr. Jack Klem, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Miami, FL. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Kendall Regional Medical Center and Aventura Hospital & Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Klem to book an appointment.

Locations

Neurosurgical Specialists of South Florida - Aventura

Neurosurgical Specialists of South Florida - Aventura8720 N Kendall Dr Ste 108 Miami, FL 33176
1

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals

More Neurosurgery Specialists at Kendall Regional Medical Center

Dr. Klem's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Klem

4.6

Based on 115 ratings

5 Stars
88.69565217391305%
(102)
4 Stars
2.608695652173913%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
8.695652173913043%
(10)
healthgrades logo

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Klem
(Select your rating)
What went well
No reviews yet
What could be improved
No reviews yet

Your trust is our top concern.

We strive to keep the reviews trustworthy, honest & fair.

We monitor all reviews to ensure they comply with our guidelines and don’t include personal information, profanity, libel, defamation, harassment, obscenity or fraud.

All reviews are confirmed and audited before publication, and community members have the ability to flag inappropriate content for further review by our team.

Doctors can not pay for good reviews, nor can they pay to have negative reviews removed.

Any reviews that are deemed fraudulent or violate our guidelines will be removed immediately.

RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply
This is one of those rare times when you actually feel fortunate to have had a surgery - and the reason for that is the amazing professionalism I was treated with by Dr. Klem. Cannot thank him enough for his top skills, top expertise, top bedside manner - he combines all of the above in one. Thank you, Dr. Klem for getting me out of my misery and putting my neck back together!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Jenya Titova – Aug 11, 2021
Thank you for your review of Practice Name! We...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
A terrible mistake. Now I am paying the consecuences. After surgery I am in pain as never before and he doesnt care. He is a psycopath. He told me his job was done and to go and look for another doctor. My surgery was on july 14. Shame on you doctor.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
Helpful
Beatriz F. – Jul 30, 2021
Please accept our apology and know the experience...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
I put my faith in you Dr. Klem. Thank you
What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Carina Moreno – May 25, 2021
Dr. Klem's Reply –
Thank you for your kind words!
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
Dr. Klem is amazing!! He saved my mother’s life from a front lobe head tumor. He is very caring and attentive plus super intelligent. If I ever need a neurosurgeon he will be the first one on my list. The office staff were nice & genuine; I felt very comfortable with them. This is the kind of care all physicians offices should practice.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Gipsy Valdes – Apr 06, 2021
Thank you for the kind review, Gipsy. We greatly...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
Dr klem I’m very thankful that you have been here for me and special for my father, we are looking forward to seeing you again,I’m glad that we’re referring to your office, after so many years ago you have discovered my father with His medical condition ,thank you for your time and your help,great team!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Luis Barros – Mar 16, 2021
Thank you so much for the positive feedback! We...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
Para mí a sido la mejor experiencia,pasé de un 10 de dolor a un 0 ,en cuanto desperté de mi anestesia fue como si nunca hubiese tenido nada,ni pastillas para dolor post quirúrgico ni molestia en la herida,nada.Es muy profesional y ama lo que hace.Su personal de oficina son todas muchachas jóvenes pero muy bien capacitadas. Siempre tienen respuestas a las inquietudes de los pacientes. Recomiendo al Dctr Klem 100%. Gracias Dctr Klem.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Adanay Sánchez – Feb 24, 2021
Thank you for taking the time to leave your...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
The worse, he is a very nasty person. Lacks of bedside manners. Looks like he is always in a bad mood. I don't have an oppinion about his qualifications as a surgeon. He only told me, that I need to go to a pain management doctor, in a very nasty way. What an unpleasant experience. Feb/2021
What went well
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
Helpful
Feb 19, 2021
Hi, We'd love to learn more about your experience...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
Words cannot express my gratitude to Dr. Klem and his expertise. I had 3 levels involved due to 3 herniated discs in my neck and he was able to address all 3. I sought a 2nd opinion with whom Dr. Klem referred to as the “guru of neuro-surgery” and that particular doc would not take time to seek out insurance approval for 3 levels while Dr. Klem was willing to escalate if need be as he felt it was medically necessary. Since my surgery, I have not had ANY pain. He is a brilliant surgeon and takes the time to explain in simple terms. In addition, Dr. Klem made it very easy to communicate with questions pre and post surgery. His communication skills differentiates him from all other surgeons taking the anxiety about the surgery away as I knew I was in good hands. Lastly, his surgical nurse Jenny and office staff were excellent. Jenny had excellent follow up and was able to receive approval quickly. I highly recommend Dr. Klem!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Wendy S. – Sep 14, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to leave your...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
Excelent Doctor.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
Helpful
Jorge Richards – Jul 23, 2020
Thank you for the feedback and the positive...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
I have been a patient of Dr. Klem since 2009. Dr. Klem has always been very attentive to my concerns and has performed several back surgeries on my person. Each time he has been extremely caring and helpful. I highly recommend Dr. Klem.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Conchita Alvarez – Jun 08, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to leave your...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
He listen to my concerns attentively with care and recommended my path to follow.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
May 10, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
Dr. Klem was highly recommended to me from a friend, but I did my own research and asked a surgical nurse that I know what surgeon would she recommend of three Doctors names that I gave her and she replied that Dr Klem by far was the Best. I was suffering with back pain for 18 months and I did Physical Therapy for a month with no success. Then I went to a Chiropractor for another month with little success. I finally had an Epidural procedure that was recommended by my primary Physician . The Epidural did nothing for my pain, so the Physician recommended surgery. I finally saw Dr. Klem and after an MRI was done he explained to me what he would recommend is Decompression and Fusion of my L5/S1 . I had the surgery two weeks later and I have been pain free now for nine weeks. Thank you Dr. Klem and your very Professional staff for getting my Life back without pain.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Lawrence Kelly – Apr 23, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to leave your...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
Dr. Jack Klem performed surgery on my husband 04/01/2020 and brought life back to him he is a very talented and and understanding doctor!!! He acknowledged and validated my husband level of medical condition and for this we will for ever be grateful to him and all of his medical staff Vanessa,Jenny,Antonia,Tammy & Norma. Camilo & Flor Acosta.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Camilo & Flor Acosta – Apr 21, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to leave your...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
My visit to Dr. Klem office was excellent. The office clean, organize, professional environment, quick attention with courtesy and professionalism. Dr. Klem give me options of treatment to pick. Then I had surgery March/27/2020 a Lumbar Laminectomy 3 levels that was successful. I went to his office at the beginning with a walker and I came back walking by myself. I never believe that it could be possible on me. I high recommend him and his team. Enmanuel Santa Ana Gonzalez
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Enmanuel Santa Ana – Apr 17, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
Very professional and understand his patients.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
Helpful
Jean Desire – Apr 17, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to leave your...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
I highly recommend Dr Klem and his associates; the surgery to decompress my spinal cord in the cervical spine went well (February 2020) Dr Klem made me feel very comfortable and explained everything thoroughly. His support staff is excellent!!
1 person found this helpful
Helpful
Apr 07, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to leave your...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
Dr. Klem is thorough and dedicated, looks at what the best option for you is. The office staff, Vanessa and the other girls are courteous and professional. Very glad to have found them.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
Helpful
Vi L – Mar 22, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
My visit to Dr. Klem's Office was excellent. He explained the test results and the surgical procedure to be performed very clearly and his employees were very professional and courteous. As a matter of fact, I have had three different surgeries with Dr. Klem: Cervical and Lumbar Fusion with Spondylolisthesis in 2013 and Cervical Arthroplasty in 2020. He has saved my life for three times. In my opinion, he is an amazing neurosurgeon, the best of the best.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Andres Bell-Lloch – Feb 17, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
Dr. Klem was highly recommended by my pain management dr. From the moment I had my first consultation, I felt extremely confident in his abilities. He explained everything in detail, but I did have to remind him that I knew absolutely nothing except I was in pain & did not want to take the chance of becoming addicted to anything to control it. At that point he explained everything in non-doctor language; allowed me to ask any & all questions and answered them in a manner which I could understand. His staff (especially Jenny) was extremely knowledgeable and competent, going beyond their job descriptions in accommodating my non-consistent work schedule, especially when it required changing my surgery dates. Surgery on the neck & spine is scary - Dr. Klem can allay your fears & have you feeling confident the outcome will be what you wanted & expected, with no complications. His follow-ups maintain your confidence that you made the right choice for a surgeon.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Sentient365 – Feb 17, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?
Reply
I was very pleased with the visit, he did surgery on me ten years ago God and him saved my life.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Isabel Rodriguez – Feb 11, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to leave your...Read More
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Jack Klem, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Klem?

Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Klem's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Klem's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Klem treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Klem treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Lumbar Spine Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Klem treats Lumbar Spine Fracture more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Klem treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Klem treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Klem treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Hide other areas of care

Dr. Klem's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chordoma
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniosynostosis, Autosomal Dominant
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Disc Replacement
  • Epilepsy
  • Extradural Hemorrhage
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminoforaminotomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulator Implantation
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reconstruction for Craniosynos
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Klem accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(305) 306-4376

Dr. Klem accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
AvMed
AvMed HMO
AvMed POS
AvMed PPO
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Traditional
Medicare HMO
Preferred Care Blue
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Options
Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
Blue Select
NetworkBlue
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Dimension Health
Dimension Health PPO
Global Excel Insurance
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
Preferred Medical Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Neighborhood Health Partnership
Options PPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

About Me

Biography

This physician is accepting telehealth visits.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

American College Of Surgeons
Fellowship Hospital
Thomas Jefferson University
Residency Hospital
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Internship Hospital
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Medical School
1997
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Jack Klem, MD?

Call (305) 306-4376 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Jack Klem, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Klem has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Jack Klem, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Jack Klem, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Klem's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Jack Klem, MD accept my insurance?

Use the Healthgrades insurance check to verify if Dr. Klem accepts your insurance.

What are Dr. Jack Klem, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Klem frequently treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic, Lumbar Spine Fracture, and Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Klem treats.

Where is Dr. Jack Klem, MD's office located?

Dr. Klem's office is located at 8720 N Kendall Dr Ste 108, Miami, FL 33176. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Jack Klem, MD speak?

Dr. Klem speaks Polish, Spanish, and English. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Klem is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Kendall Regional Medical Center

Miami, FL

55% Patient Experience Rating, 14% lower than the national average

34 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

Aventura Hospital & Medical Center

Aventura, FL

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

17 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Baptist Hospital Of Miami

Miami, FL

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Heart Institute

Fort Pierce, FL

57% Patient Experience Rating, 12% lower than the national average

2 Awards Received

Mercy Hospital

Miami, FL

16 Awards Received

North Shore Medical Center

Miami, FL

64% Patient Experience Rating, 5% lower than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

West Kendall Baptist Hospital

Miami, FL

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)