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Neurological Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
15 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Schlenk is Good. Dr. Schlenk has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.9
  • Currently 2.9090909090909 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.3
  • Currently 3.2727272727273 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.3
  • Currently 3.2727272727273 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.1
  • Currently 3.0909090909091 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Schlenk, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 19 areas:
  • Arachnoid Cysts
  • Back Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Infection
  • Kyphosis
  • Neurofibromatoses
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Cyst (Syringomyelia)
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Osteophytosis (Spondylosis)
  • Vertebrae inflammation (Spondylitis)
  • Whiplash Injuries
  • Wounds and Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Schlenk graduated from UMDNJ, Newark. He has 5 awards.

Teacher of the Year, 2004-05, 2005-06
Scholarship in Teaching Award 2008
American Red Cross Hero, 2004
Mayfield Award in Spinal Cord Research
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Cleveland, OH
Neurological Surgeon


Dr. Schlenk has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Cleveland Clinic 
  • Lutheran Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Paul Schlenk MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 15 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard P. Schlenk practice?
Dr. Richard Schlenk has 4 office locations.
Dr. Richard Schlenk practices Neurological Surgery near Cleveland, OH.
Additional practice locations include: Solon, OH.
See Cleveland Neurological Surgeons.