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Dr. Petra Klinge, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Female

Dr. Klinge

Dr. Petra Klinge, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Providence, RI. She graduated from Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet Zu Kiel, Fachbereich Medizin and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Klinge accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Connecticare
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan
Principal Life
Tricare
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts Health Plans
Tufts PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Dr. Klinge's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Klinge performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Klinge performs this procedure more than 100% of her peers

Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Klinge treats Hydrocephalus more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Klinge treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Klinge treats Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Klinge treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Klinge's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Petra Klinge, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Providence, RI. She graduated from Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet Zu Kiel, Fachbereich Medizin and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet Zu Kiel, Fachbereich Medizin
Medical School

Dr. Klinge's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Klinge

3.8

Based on 22 reviews

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4 Stars
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1 Star
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We had a terrible emergency with our son and rushed to Hasbro Children's Hospital. Dr. Klinge went out of her way to quickly bring calm, expertise and kindness to the situation. She and her staff were terrific and we will be forever grateful!
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Look elsewhere as Dr. Klinge and her staff fail to consider the whole patient and interaction of co-exisitng conditions.
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Love the doctor herself. She takes the time to answer your questions. And make sure you understand what is going on. Her staff needs to learn patience, and have a better attitude when dealing with the doctors patients, we are nervous and scared, we don't need to feel unheard by the staff or be...Read More
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After four years and 12+ doctors finally found one that can diagnose and treat NPH. Highly recommend her.
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My father has hydrocephalus and Dr. Klinge put in a shunt to fix the issue. Recently he made 2 appointment with Dr. Klinge for an adjustment to the shunt. She cancelled both of them. Months went by without the shunt being checked. As a result he wound up in the hospital due to the hydrocephalus...Read More
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