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Dr. Lee Krauth, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Krauth

Dr. Lee Krauth, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rifle, CO and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in neurosurgery.

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(970) 625-1510

Dr. Krauth accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Medicaid of Colorado
Special Needs Plan SNP
Rocky Mountain Health Plans
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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Krauth's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Krauth treats Spondylosis more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Krauth treats this condition more than 50% of his peers

Spine Disorders

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Krauth treats Spine Disorders more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Krauth treats this condition more than 45% 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
Spinal Stenosis

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Krauth treats Spinal Stenosis more than 24% of his peers

Dr. Krauth treats this condition more than 24% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Krauth's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

I treat patients the same way as I would treat family members or myself


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications


University Of Colorado
Residency Hospital
Wilford Hall Usaf Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
Duke University School Of Medicine
Medical School


  • Spanish
  • English


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Nebraska physician of year, 2007
  • Castle Connollys "Americas Top Doctors", 2000-2007
  • President of Rocky Mountain Neurosurgery Society, 1996
  • Distinguished Graduate Air Force Academy, 1972
  • Outstanding member of the Colorado Neurological Institute, 1998
  • Member of Board of Directors of Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society, 1990-2007

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