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Jeffrey D. Klopfenstein, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Neurosurgery



530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL, 61637

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Dr. Jeffrey Klopfenstein graduated first in his class from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. His undergraduate work was in microbiology.

Dr. Klopfenstein has received many awards and honors including the National Institutes of Health Summer Research Fellowship at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in 1995. He is also extensively published and has given numerous presentations. He served on the Curriculum Committee at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Dr. Klopfenstein is active in various professional associations including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

He is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Chief, Brain Tumor Section at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP). He is on staff at all three Peoria hospitals.

Dr. Klopfenstein and his wife Candice have eight children. Family is number one priority in his life. He enjoys outdoor sports such as golfing and mountain bike riding.

Practice Specialty

Cerebrovascular, Brain Tumor, Skull Base

Academic Rank at UICOMP

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Chief of Brain Tumor Section

Board Certification

The American Board of Neurological Surgery


B.S. - Arizona State University, 1994
M.D. - University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1999
Internship (General Surgery) Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency, 2000
Residency - Barrow Neurological Institute (Phoenix, Arizona), 2006
Fellowship (Complex Spine) Barrow Neurological Institute, 2004-2005
Fellowship (Cerebrovascular/Skull Base) Barrow Neurological Institute, 2005-2006