Treatment & Services
- Aneurysm Surgery - Traditional Open Surgery
- Brain Aneurysm Surgery
- Cancer Center
- Carotid Artery Aneurysm Surgery
- Cerebral Aneurysm Clipping
- Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery
- Cervical Deformity Surgery
- Cervical Spine Surgery
- Complex Spinal Instrumentation
- Complex Spinal Reconstruction
- Complex Spinal Surgery
- Craniotomy For Brain Avm
- Deformity Correction
- Emobilization of Cerebral Aneurysms and AVMs
- General Neurosurgery
- Image-Guided Spinal Navigation
- Lumbar Fusion
- Lumbar Spine Surgery
- Microsurgical and Minimally Invasive Techniques
- Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Neck Surgery
- Spinal Fusion
- Spinal Surgery
- Spine Decompression
- Spine Reconstruction
- Spine Tumor Removal And Reconstruction
- Surgery For Spinal Tumors
- Surgery For Spinal Vascular Malformations
- Thoracic Spine Surgery
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Aneurysm, Cerebral
- Arachnoid Cysts
- Brain Aneurysms and Hemorrhage
- Brain Cancer (Brain Tumor)
- Brain Hemorrhage
- Carotid Bruit
- Cerebrovascular Disease
- Cervical Myelopathy
- Cervical Tumors
- Chronic Back Pain
- Complex Cervical Deformities
- Complex Spinal Disorders
- Degenerative Spine Disease
- Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
- Hemorrhagic Stroke
- Herniated Disc
- Intracranial Aneurysms
- Lumbar Radiculopathy
- Spinal AVM (arteriovenous malformation)
- Spinal Cancer
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Spinal Cord Vascular Lesions
- Spinal Cord Vascular Malformations
- Spinal Deformity
- Spinal Dural Fistula
- Spinal Fractures
- Spinal Metastases
- Spinal Neoplasms
- Spinal Vascular Disorders
- Spinal Vascular Malformation
- Spine Pain
- Spine Tumors
- Stenosis - Spinal
- Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysm
- Vascular Malformations
- Venous Malformations
- Vertebral Compression Fracture
- Von Hippel-Lindau Disease (VHL)
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical Education - University of Wisconsin Medical School
Madison, WI USA
Undergraduate - Stanford University Hospital
Stanford, CA USA
- Neurological Surgery
AVMs, brain aneurysm, cerebral aneurysms, cerebrovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease including AVMs and intracranial aneurysms, cervical spondylosis, complex spine instrumentation, degenerative spine disease, general neurosurgery, spinal AVM's, spinal cord tumors, spinal cord vascular malformations, spinal vascular malformations, spine tumors, stroke, syringomyelia, treatment of spinal cord vascular lesions, vascular malformations
Research & Publications
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As of 8/29/2019, Dr. Krishnaney has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Krishnaney receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Stryker Corporation
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160 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
20 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020
Dr Krishnani I makes you feel at ease when you are ill at ease because of your problem
Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020
I would have liked for the doctor to have pulled up my MRI on the computer in the exam room where I was so we could discuss the imaging directly.
Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020
Definitely recommend Dr K and his team!
Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019
Dr Krishnany was wonderful. He listened to our questions and answered in a way we could understand. It is obvious he is very knowledgeable in this field.
Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019
Dr. Krishnany has a very comforting demeanor. He fused my neck several years ago and did an excellent job.
Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019
Dr. Krishnannay was very detailed in his explanation, and very caring. My wife and I had a lot of of questions, and we were very satisfied with his thorough answers.
Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019
Dr. Krishnaney really took his time explaining my diagnosis and treatment. And his nurse Cindy was also terrific. She's a very compassionate person.
Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019
Dr. Krisnany and his PA, Marina work well together.
Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019
Dr. Krishnaney and his surgical team are so awesome and I was so lucky to have them! I am so grateful!
Reviewed on Sep 1, 2019
*Dr. K and his PA *Lindsey and the fellow who dismissed me were excellent.
Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019
Dr Krishnaney is an excellent caring doctor...Have & will continue to recommend him to all my family & friends.
Reviewed on Jul 20, 2019
I owe my life to *Dr. Krishnaney! He tells you what he can do to fix you and does it! He came everyday to see me! He is the best of the best. I have referred patients to him and his staff. Nice, very sweet & real, he is compassionate & caring. He NEVER acts like he is above you. Very important!!!
Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019
The most professional, knowledgeable, confidence instilling, kind and sincere doctor we have met and we are very thank full that God led us to him.
Reviewed on Jul 5, 2019
getting an appointment was easy but when I wanted didn't happen due to the demand of getting in to see Dr. Krishnaney but after meeting him I can understand why!
Reviewed on Jul 5, 2019
I found Dr. Krishnaney to be everything I was told "A super fine caring physician "!
Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019
Dr. Krishnaney is outstanding physician and surgeon, Caring and listens well.
Reviewed on Jun 14, 2019
I waited 50 minutes in the room for the doctor to come in to see me.
Reviewed on Apr 5, 2019
have to go to spine triage , told will get a call back in two days never did, git earlier appointment by begging and knew the doctor the care is reduced to who u know not the urgency unless one goes to the Er
Reviewed on Feb 25, 2019
Dr. Krishnany and his PA Maria are amazing caregivers. In addition, I had been unhealthy and in pain, for so long I never thought I'd be well again. Thanks to Dr. Krishnany, I can say I have my life back, pain-free and now my future health is in my hands where it belongs.
Reviewed on Feb 16, 2019
*Dr. Krishnany is excellent! Confident in his treatment and very friendly.
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