Dr. William Krauss, MD

Dr. William Krauss, MD

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Dr. William Krauss, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Rochester, MN and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Krauss to book an appointment.

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Rochester - Neurology200 1st St Sw Rochester, MN 55905
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2.9

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  • Office environment (8)
  • Staff friendliness (8)
  • Appointment scheduling (7)
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  • Staff wasn't friendly (3)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (2)
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Spine surgery wasn’t a success. But that happens. Was treated like I was radioactive when I asked follow up consult. Very disappointing.
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  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
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TRH – Mar 09, 2021
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Rude. Didn’t show me my films/MRI. Told me there was nothing that could be done. So I went elsewhere and had very successful back surgery 5 years ago.
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No results
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No results
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Jul 20, 2020
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I had no problem with Dr. Krauss as my surgery resolved my most acute problem. However I developed new problem and after seven months have not been able to get an appointment to see him again. Why does he say he is taking new patients when he will not see previous patients.
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Dec 31, 2018
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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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Orlan in Hazen, ND – Nov 18, 2017
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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 is one of the reasons Mayo is ranked number 1 in Nuerosurgery in the United States.
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St. Clair, MI – Apr 25, 2017
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it was a non-experience, he had no interest or concern for my condition
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Dr. Krauss' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Neuroplasty
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Krauss performs Neuroplasty more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Krauss performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Krauss treats Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Krauss treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Krauss performs Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Krauss performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Krauss' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Astrocytoma
  • 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
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chordoma
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Dural Tear
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Facet Block
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminoplasty
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Malignant Schwannoma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neurofibrosarcoma
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurovascular Conditions
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paralysis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Neurological Disorders
  • PET-CT Scan
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Refractory Epilepsy
  • Schwannoma
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Surgical Nutrition
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Upper Back Pain

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About Me

Biography

Dr. William Krauss, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Rochester, MN and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Columbia...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Med College Of Wisconsin
Fellowship Hospital
Neur Institute
Residency Hospital
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Internship Hospital
1987
Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
Medical School
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Awards

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Does Dr. William Krauss, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Krauss has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. William Krauss, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. William Krauss, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Krauss frequently treats Neuroplasty, Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak), and Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Krauss treats.

Where is Dr. William Krauss, MD's office located?

Dr. Krauss' office is located at 200 1st St Sw, Rochester, MN 55905. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus

Rochester, MN

89% Patient Experience Rating, 20% higher than the national average

41 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)