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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Link is Excellent. Dr. Link has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Link, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Auditory Tumor (Acoustic Neuroma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Cancer (Meningel Neoplasm)
  • Brain Cancer (Meningioma)
  • Cerebellar Cancer
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Gamma Knife Surgery (Stereotactic Radiosurgery)
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage (Bleeding In The Brain)
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Skull Base Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Link graduated from Mayo Medical School, Rochester. He has 9 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Brain Cancer (Meningel Neoplasm)
Meningioma (Brain Cancer)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2006 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Link has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Rochester Methodist Hospital 
  • St Marys Hospital - Rochester 

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael J Link MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 21 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Michael J. Link practice?
Dr. Michael Link has 1 office location.
Dr. Michael Link practices Neurological Surgery near Rochester, MN.
See Rochester Neurological Surgeons.