William E. Krauss, M.D.

  1. Neurosurgeon

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • Surgery for disorders of the cervical spine and craniocervical junction, including radiculopathy, myelopathy, Chiari malformation, basilar invagination and fractures
  • Surgery for spinal cord tumors and tumors of the vertebral column
  • Surgery for vascular malformations of the spine and spinal cord
  • Surgery for spinal fractures
  • Complex surgery for disorders of the lumbosacral and thoracic spine
  • Spinal instrumentation
  • Developing individualized treatments for spinal disorders based on genomics and outcomes analysis
  • Leadership roles in clinical practice and postgraduate medical education
  • Examiner for the American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Editorial roles for several major neurosurgical journals
  • Has published extensively in his areas of expertise
  1. Chiari malformation
  2. Spinal cord tumor
  1. Chiari malformation surgery
  • Spinal cord tumor surgery
  • Chiari Malformation surgery
  1. 1994
    Fellow - Spine FellowMedical College of Wisconsin
  2. 1989
    Fellow - NIH/Charles Dana FellowColumbia University
  3. 1987
    MDCollege of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  4. 1983
    AB - BiologyHarvard University

Certifications

  1. 1996
    Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2011
    AwardeeWho's Who in Medicine and Health Care
  2. 2011
    Guest Examiner Oral BoardsAmerican Board of Neurological Surgery
  3. 2010
    AwardeeMarquis Who's Who in America
  4. 2005
    America's Top DoctorsAwarding Organization
  5. 2003
    Teacher of the YearMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  6. 2003
    Guest Examiner Oral BoardsAmerican Board of Neurological Surgery
  7. 2001
    Teacher of the YearMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  8. 2001
    Teacher of the Year Hall of FameMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  9. 2000
    Teacher of the YearMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  10. 1998
    Teacher of the YearMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  11. 1998
    The Best Doctors in AmericaAwarding Organization
  12. 1993
    Harvey R. Nova M.D. Neurosurgical Resident's AwardNIH Training Grant in Anesthesiology Site Visit Review Panel, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, National Institutes of Health
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Professional memberships

  1. 2011
    Co-ChairMayo Wrong Site Spine Surgery Workgroup
  2. 2010 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, American Academy of Neurological Surgery
  3. 2008 - present
    Senior AdvisorAANS/CNS Joint Section of Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  4. 2007
    MemberScientific Program Committee: Practical Courses 2007, Annual Meeting Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  5. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurological Surgery
  6. 2007 - present
    MemberThe Society of Neurological Surgeons
  7. 2004 - present
    Residency Program DirectorDepartment of Neurologic Surgery
  8. 2004 - present
    MemberScoliosis Research Society
  9. 2004 - present
    MemberSociety of University Neurosurgeons
  10. 2001
    MemberSide of Surgery Quality Improvement Project, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  11. 1999 - 2002
    ChairMayo Clinic Transfusion Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  12. 1999
    MemberLumbar Disc Herniation Outcomes Study Group, AANS/CNS Joint Section of Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  13. 1997
    MemberMayo Spine Tumor Study Group, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  14. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  15. 1996 - 2001
    MemberSurgical Information Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  16. 1996 - 2000
    MemberSurgical Information Work Group, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  17. 1996 - 2000
    Site DirectorSCORE Project (Spinal Surgery Consortium for Outcomes Research)
  18. 1996 - 1998
    Co-DirectorSpine Surgery Fellowship, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  19. 1996 - 1998
    MemberSpine Surgery Fellowship, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  20. 1996
    MemberMRI Task Force, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  21. 1995 - 2001
    MemberMayo Clinic Transfusion Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  22. 1995 - present
    DirectorNeurosurgery Journal Club, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  23. 1995 - present
    MemberNeurosurgery Journal Club, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  24. 1995 - present
    MemberSpinal Cord Injury Committee, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  25. 1995 - present
    MemberCongress of Neurological Surgeons
  26. 1995 - present
    MemberAANS/CNS Joint Section of Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  27. 1994 - present
    MemberSpine Instrumentation and Equipment Committee, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  28. 1994 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons
  29. 1993 - 1996
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  30. 1993 - 1996
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  31. 1993 - 1996
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  32. 1993 - 1996
    MemberMinnesota State Neurological Society
  33.  
    Co-DirectorSpine Instrumentation and Equipment Committee, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  34.  
    MemberSpinal Cord Injury Interdisciplinary Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  35.  
    Director and CoordinatorDepartment of Neurologic Surgery
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Publications

Research activities

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