Dr. Michelle Clarke, MD

Dr. Michelle Clarke, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 41
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michelle Clarke, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery.

200 1st Street South West

Rochester, MN 55905

Contact Information

(507) 284-2511

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Neuroplasty
high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Clarke does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • 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
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Mayo Grad School Med/Mayo Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Clarke has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Clarke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Clarke's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Clarke to family and friends
3.3
based on 12 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Clarke's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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...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...more
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Doesn't inform pt of MEDICAL Errors she makes in surgery doesn't follow through post operatively to get help patient needs. Very incompetent costs effect others people health lives. Covered up her
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