Petra Klinge, MD

Petra Klinge, MD

Spinal Neurosurgeon (USA)

Dr. Klinge is a Neurosurgeon in Rhode Island and Professor of Neurosurgery at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She specializes in the treatment and diagnosis of congenital disorders of the brain and spine, tethered cord, Chiari malformations and hydrocephalus. Her research interests is the study of the Triad of Occult Tethered cord. She received her medical degree and training in Germany and graduated from her Residency in 2002 at the Medical School Hannover. She joined Professor Dr. Samii during her fellowship at the International Neuroscience Institute in Hannover, Germany. Dr. Klinge joined the Neurosurgical Faculty at Brown University in 2009 and is currently the Director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Rhode Island and the Director of the CSF center of the brain and spine at Brown.