Dr. Steve Klafeta, MD

Dr. Steve Klafeta, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(37)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Steve Klafeta, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Grand Rapids, MI. He is 45 years old.

245 Cherry St SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact Information

(616) 685-5137

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Priority Health
  • Spectrum Health

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
45

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • 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
  • 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 Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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 University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Klafeta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Klafeta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Klafeta to family and friends
4.4
based on 37 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Klafeta's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Grand Rapids, MI |
No pre op information on what to expect. After surgery, I received a call, while sitting in his office, saying they needed to cancel!! Never saw the Physician assistant the day of the surgery, but I was charged thousands of dollars. Find a better run office! Very poor.
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in Howell, MI |
Dr. Klafeta did DBS surgery on my mother and did a great job. He and his team explained the surgery very well and made sure she understood the entire process. They were professional and caring and did a great job so far. She still has to go through the 2nd surgery to implant the battery device,...more
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in Allegan, MI |
I have had 5 back surgeries done by other Drs , I am 2 weeks out from a spinal fusion that Dr.Klafata preformed . For the first time in 10 yrs I have hope that I may be able to live a pain free live without meds .. while it's still early on in my recovery I can say I haven't felt this good in years...more
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in Zeeland, MI |
This neurosurgeon is EXCELLENT!! would recommend to everyone!!!
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in Grand Rapids, MI |
Dr. Klafeta is not only a skilled surgeon but he takes the time to explain all the procedures that will happen so that I could make an informed decision. After a couple of complications, he was willing to listen to my concerns about the surgery and I could make an informed decision once we had...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Klafeta accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO
  • Spectrum Health

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Klafeta has admitting privileges

Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus
200 Jefferson Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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