Dr. Michael Link, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 54

  12 Reviews
  

Dr. Michael Link, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Link operated on me in Oct 2015 fir Geniculate Neuralgia. I found him to be thorough, enthusiastic, personable, patient, caring, highly skilled. His excellent skill gave me back a full life. He is my hero!
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Dr. Link is an amazing doctor. He and Dr. Driscoll operated on my son's facial nerve Schwannoma tumor. The care, information, professionalism, experience, and knowledge for my son and our family was top notch. Thank you Dr. Link!
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Dr. Link was well prepared, thorough and empathetic. I left the appointment feeling like I had made the best decision for my medical treatment.
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Dr. Link's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Acoustic Neuroma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Link treats Acoustic Neuroma more than 99% of his peers

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

Chiari's Deformity
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Link treats Chiari's Deformity more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Link treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Ear Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Link treats Ear Disorders more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Link treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Link's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Link, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1998
University Cincinnati/mayfield Clin
Fellowship Hospital
1996
Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Clin
Residency Hospital
1991
Mayo Grad School Med
Internship Hospital
1990
Mayo Medical School
Medical School
1998
1996
1991
1990

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85% Patient experience rating, 16% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)