Dr. Richard Schlenk, MD

Dr. Richard Schlenk, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Richard Schlenk, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Solon, OH and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

29800 Bainbridge Rd

Solon, OH 44139

Contact Information

(440) 519-6960

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Schlenk'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

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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14  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • UMDNJ New Jersey Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schlenk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schlenk's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schlenk to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Schlenk's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

The best surgeon I have ever met with. He listened to me and answered every question I had! Took his time and was in no rush at all! Very honest and down to earth. He is very intelligent! I am so happy i found him and cant wait for my surgery!
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This man is truly the most gifted surgeon I've ever known. After having endured years of painful medical care, as well as failed surgeries, Dr. Schlenk was able to restore my ability to hold my head up and turn my neck. My admiration for his professionalism is only slightly less than my...more
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Dr. Schlenk performed my emergency microdiscectemy. He has a great bedside manner and is easy to talk to. He took his time explaining my options and answering my questions. The surgery went very well and I am on my way to a complete recovery. He and his staff are very professional, courteous,...more
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