Dr. William Krauss, MD

Dr. William Krauss, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o
(12)

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Dr. William Krauss, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

MAYO CLINIC ROCHESTER

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 94% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Krauss'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*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • 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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18  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Neur Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Med College Of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krauss has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Krauss' Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krauss to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

Dr. Krauss' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Krauss and his surgical team are among the best of the best. I had the opportunity to have a lumbar spine fusion and decompression. He and his nurses Diane were kind, caring and the results exemplary. Orlan Jackson, DO
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A life saver - performed two syrinx surgeries that stopped progression of paralysis each about 10 years apart. Could not locate such a surgeon in Michigan. He can seemed reserved but his skills make up for that. Would not hesitate to recommend him to others in their time of trouble. Believe he...more
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it was a non-experience, he had no interest or concern for my condition
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