Dr. Terrence Pencek, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 68

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Dr. Pencek's Experience

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
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  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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Background Check for Dr. Pencek

2 Malpractice Claims

  • Settlement  (8/6/2014)
  • Amount or Range: $1,000,000.00
  • Nature of Complaint: Sangamon County, IL
  • State: Illinois
  • Settlement  (12/31/2014)
  • Amount or Range: $1,000,000.00
  • Nature of Complaint: Macon County, IL
  • State: Illinois

0 Sanctions

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

2 Board Actions

  • Noncompliance with a Professional Rule  (9/14/2015)
  • Action Taken: License Placed on Inactive Status
  • Summary: Pencek, Terrence L MD: :License #36078656: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has a $1 million settlement action for alleged negligence resulting in a stroke and the patient's longer term care. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation placed the physician's license in REFUSE to RENEW status.
  • State: Illinois
  • Physical or Mental Condition  (7/28/2015)
  • Action Taken: License Placed on Inactive Status
  • Summary: Pencek, Terrence L MD: License # 036078656: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The Department received information that the physician is suffering from a debilitating mental and physical illness. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has placed the physician’s license in REFUSE to RENEW status.
  • State: Illinois
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Education & Training

Medical School

Rush Medical College Of Rush University
Graduated in 1981

Internship Hospital

University Of Washington
Complete in 1983

Residency Hospital

Atkinson Meml Hospital
Complete in 1987
University Wash Hospital
Complete in 1989
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Pencek & Staff

  • English

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