Dr. Leonardo Rodriguez-Cruz, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 52

105 S Willow Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501
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Dr. Rodriguez-Cruz's Offices

Tier One Neurosurgery
Cookeville
105 S Willow Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501
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Dr. Rodriguez-Cruz's Experience

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Dr. Rodriguez-Cruz's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Rodriguez-Cruz Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Rodriguez-Cruz Treats

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
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Hospital Quality

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Cookeville Regional Medical Center
1 Medical Center Boulevard
Cookeville, TN 38501
Cumberland Medical Center
421 South Main Street
Crossville, TN 38555

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    Tier One Neurosurgery
    Cookeville
    105 S Willow Ave
    Cookeville, TN 38501
    (931) 303-0809
    Contact Information
    (931) 372-7716 (Office)
    (888) 990-1227 (Fax)
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  2. Dr. Rodriguez-Cruz's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neurostimulation
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Stereotaxis
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    2
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Injury
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
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    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Graduated in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 1995
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rodriguez-Cruz & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Rodriguez-Cruz's Hospital Quality

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

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