Dr. Edward Benzel, MD
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Dr. Edward Benzel, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

Cleveland Clinic 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195 Get Directions
(216) 444-2273

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Dr. Benzel specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Cleveland, OH. He practices at 1 location.

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3.7 based on 9 responses
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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I am a 37 yr old male that came in with extreme pain and was struggling to walk from a upper thoracic herniation.3 other neurosurgeons and 2 neurologist that had all recommended surgery.He was on track for surgery but then canced everything and just told me I had chronic pain syndrome and wasn't a text book case.I just got out of Mayo Clinic and I have had improvement of symptom.Upper leasions do cause lower motor neuron problems! Mayo will be writing a paper on me and the less invasive approach
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Wisconsin Medical School

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Med College Wisc Affil Hospital

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Of Wisconsin

    Completed in 1980

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wood Va Med Center

    Completed in 1981

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Benzel's Office & Staff

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31 – 45 minutes

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients