Dr. Michelle Clarke, MD

Dr. Michelle Clarke, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
41 y/o
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Dr. Michelle Clarke, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 16 years. She specializes in neurosurgery.

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Clarke's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clarke performs Spinal Fusion more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Clarke performs this procedure more than 97% of her peers

Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clarke treats Myelopathy more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Clarke treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clarke performs Neuroplasty more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Clarke performs this procedure more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Clarke's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
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
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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 Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michelle Clarke, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 16 years. She specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Fndn
    Residency Hospital
  • 2002
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2002

Awards

Dr. Clarke's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Clarke

3.5

Based on 13 reviews

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Dr. Clarke's Performance
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My husband had a spinal fusion 35+ years after having a spinal tumor removed. He couldn't walk on the golf course, his legs went numb standing for more than a minute or two, and couldn't hold our grandson while standing. 2 weeks after our consult he had surgery. He missed a whole summer golfing...Read More
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Rockstar surgeon, brilliant! Amazing care, highly recommend. She surgically repaired my lower spine following treatment for metastatic breast cancer tumor. Back to exercising—no pain, no complications. I believe that those who had complications were either highly inactive and overweight or they did...Read More
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Horrible bedside manor and very uncaring. Once your initial procedure is complete, if any complications arise, they don't want their record tarnished.
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She spoke to me like a real person and helped me understand, in normal words, what was going on. Easy to get a hold of her staff, scheduled in a timely manner, and great outcome. Highly recommend!
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misplaces hardware/screws placed outside of, doesn't even places pendulum screw in the bone and uses to long pendulum screws.places pendulum screws so they protrude out the back of the spinal bone into the cortex and forgets to put in the graft. Avoids using a c arm in the operating room to know...Read More
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