Dr. Petra Klinge, MD

Dr. Petra Klinge, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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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.

593 Eddy St

Providence, RI 02903

Contact Information

(401) 444-5507

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Klinge performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 99% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Klinge's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Klinge does not have any board certifications listed.

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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17  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet Zu Kiel, Fachbereich Medizin
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Klinge has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Klinge has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Klinge's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Klinge to family and friends
22 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Klinge's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

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...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...more
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