Dr. Robert Kraus Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Kraus Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Robert Kraus Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Decatur, IL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2 Memorial Dr Ste 207

Decatur, IL 62526

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Kraus Jr'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*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • 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
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • 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
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kraus Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kraus Jr' Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kraus Jr to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Kraus Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I would NOT recommend this doctor, unless you appreciate arrogance and dismissiveness.
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Dr. Kraus performed a microdiscectomy on my L4-L5 junction a few years ago. I had instant relief of severe pain and a quick recovery.
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I had fusion back surgery in 2012 by this surgeon. He made me 10 times worse than I was before surgery and I just thought I had pain before! If this is the best he can do he needs to find another occupation. I would suggest mybe a gardener at the hospital. He can butcher the rose bushes instead of...more
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Went to him years ago and had cervical spine surgery that went extremely well. I only changed to a different Dr because my ex husband never finished paying the bill and I was ashamed. The new Dr was a lifelong nightmare to put it mildly. Dr Kraus Jr. can be shy and a man of few words but he knows...more
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