Dr. Joshua Krass, DO

Dr. Joshua Krass, DO

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 38
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Dr. Joshua Krass, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Kalispell, MT and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Des Moines University-College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in 2006 and specializes in neurosurgery.

200 Commons Way Ste B

Kalispell, MT 59901

Contact Information

(406) 752-5170

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 89% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 86% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
high
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Krass "I believe conservative management is always a priority and reserving surgery for the appropriate patients. Incorporating the patient's history, physical exam, and diagnostic images to make the most appropriate decisions."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Head Trauma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease

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32  Procedures

  • Brain Biopsy
  • Brain Radiation Treatment
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Montana.

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

  • Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Des Moines University-College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • St. John Health System-Providence Hospital, Southfield, Mi
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • St. John Health System-Providence Hospital, Southfield, Mi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of California-Irvine-Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, Orange, Ca
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krass has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Krass' Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krass to family and friends
41 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (38)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Krass' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

My initial encounter with Dr. Krass was in the ER at Kalispell Regional Medical Center following a traumatic fall. Dr Krass triaged me with amazing skill, care, & expediency with a C1 Jefferson burst fracture, & a fracture of C2, I had previously been fused with hardware from C3 to C6. Thanks to...more
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Very happy with the service provided by the Neuroscience & Spine Institute and specifically with the surgical work performed by Dr. Krass. I dealt with significant pain for a good portion of 2017 until the Microdiscectomy surgery in August that provided instant relief. We are lucky to have surgeons...more
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I had back surgery earlier this year due to terrible leg pain. Dr. Krass did the surgery and afterwards I felt immediate relief. I cannot say enough about his bedside manner. He speaks in plain English and discusses alternatives to surgery. His staff is on the ball and I rarely wait more than...more
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Dr Krass did my back surgery after a fall off a ladder. I was very happy with his attention to my situation and support post surgery. He was very informative about my options and I was able to know exactly what to expect. I highly recommend him!
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Dr. Leads is caring, empathetic, thorough, professional & talented.
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