Dr. Robert Kraus Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Kraus Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 47
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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

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kraus Jr' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kraus Jr treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kraus Jr treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Neuroplasty
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kraus Jr performs Neuroplasty more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Kraus Jr performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kraus Jr treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Kraus Jr treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Kraus Jr' conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Kraus Jr' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kraus Jr

3.4

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(3)

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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...Read 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...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO