Dr. Jeffrey Kleiner, MD

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male

Dr. Jeffrey Kleiner, MD
Dr. Jeffrey Kleiner, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Aurora, CO. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

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Dr. Kleiner's Care Philosophy

The critical avenue in my practice is diagnosis. Since this process is so important in determinng a pain generator, my philosophy is to perform the history and physical myself. The patients see me every clinic visit. One of my professors told me that is you listen to a patient long enough, they'll tell you what's wrong, and if you listen to them longer, they tell you how to treat them. Studies have shown that a careful history gives the doctor the diagnosis in 80% of cases. That being said, I rely on a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. I utilize a diagnostic injection specialist, therapists in chiropractic, acupuncture or PT and pain psychology who are skilled in their approach. If surgery is necessary, my patients have the benefit of the correct diagnosis, an opportunity to have attempted all non-operative avenues and to have the most precise and minimally invasive surgical (MIS) strategies available anywhere in the country.

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    Dr. Kleiner's Reviews

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    4.2
    based on 36 total reviews (1 with a comment)
    Dr. Kleiner'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
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (1)
    in Missoula, MT |
    Had sciatica surgery about seven years ago with Dr. Kleiner. After seven years, I don't really remember much regarding the questions below, except that Dr Kleiner was a very compassionate and friendly doctor. My sciatica has never bothered me since, and isn't that what matters the most? Being able to go on with your life without pain and drugs? I'm very happy with the results, still.
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    Dr. Kleiner's Care Philosophy

    The critical avenue in my practice is diagnosis. Since this process is so important in determinng a pain generator, my philosophy is to perform the history and physical myself. The patients see me every clinic visit. One of my professors told me that is you listen to a patient long enough, they'll tell you what's wrong, and if you listen to them longer, they tell you how to treat them. Studies have shown that a careful history gives the doctor the diagnosis in 80% of cases. That being said, I rely on a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. I utilize a diagnostic injection specialist, therapists in chiropractic, acupuncture or PT and pain psychology who are skilled in their approach. If surgery is necessary, my patients have the benefit of the correct diagnosis, an opportunity to have attempted all non-operative avenues and to have the most precise and minimally invasive surgical (MIS) strategies available anywhere in the country.

    Dr. Kleiner's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Multiple US patents for minimally invasive spinal surgery
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    Board Certifications

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    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Conditions Treated

    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Back Injuries
    • Back Pain
    • Back Sprain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Cancer
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Spine Disorders
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Herniated Disc
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Limb Cramp
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Instability
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Dislocation
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Torticollis

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Colorado

      Graduated in 1983

    • Internship Hospital
      Rush Presby St Luke's

      Completed in 1984

    • Residency Hospital
      Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Medical Center
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Colorado Spine Center

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Disc Replacement
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Disorders Treatment
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Surgery