Dr. Francisco Espinosa-Bacerra, MD

Dr. Francisco Espinosa-Bacerra, MD

Neurosurgery •  Male • Age 67

  
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Dr. Francisco Espinosa-Bacerra, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Westchester, IL. Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra has more experience with Spine than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Elmhurst Hospital - Main Campus and AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center La Grange. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra to book an appointment.


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Neurological Surgery Spine Surgery

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(630) 338-0204
Neurological Surgery Spine Surgery1 Westbrook Corporate Ctr Ste 800 Westchester, IL 60154
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      Felt like he saved my life.
      What went well
      • Appointment scheduling
      • Office environment
      • Staff friendliness
      • Appointment wasn't rushed
      • Listened & answered questions
      • Explained conditions well
      • Trusted the provider's decisions
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      • Long wait times
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      TX – Apr 25, 2019
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      Amazing doctor, wonderful staff and spends quality times explaining procedures. He performed a rare surgery on my mother and did a great job! He's doing back surgery on my husband soon and I know he'll be in good hands.
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      Deanna VanDell in Woodridge, Il – Mar 30, 2017
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      Amazing Dr. who really cares about his patients . Dr. Espinosa is kind and patient . I had heard very highly of him from my own Dr, family and friends before seeing him. I am very happy to be under his care.
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      Chicago, IL – Jan 20, 2017
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      He is the worst Doctor there is he did surgery on my spine and left me in the worst pain anyone could take I live in pain daily I recently went to another pain specialist and was told my back surgery was. Nightmare And that. Was not done properly I'm currently retaining a lawyer I would not let him operate on a rat!!!!! Do not let this non professional man cut you open you will regret it for the rest of your life I feel like I want to die everyday since he cut me open what a butcher!!!!
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      Joe Hummer in Oakbrook il – Dec 29, 2015
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      Background Check

      No malpractice claims found for Illinois
      No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
      No board actions found for the years we collect data
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      Practice Areas

      Spine

      Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

      Typically treats 61% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 14 conditions and procedures

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      high
      high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 84% of their peers

      Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

      Intervertebral Disc Disease
      high
      high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 81% of their peers

      Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra treats this condition more than 81% of their peers

      Spine Disorders
      high
      high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra treats Spine Disorders more than 79% of their peers

      Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra treats this condition more than 79% of their peers

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      Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra's conditions and procedures:

      • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Aneurysm
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Cancer
      • Brain Disorders
      • Brain Surgery
      • Broken Neck
      • Cancer
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebral Hemorrhage
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
      • Cerebrovascular Disease
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Cranial Trauma
      • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
      • Craniopharyngioma
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • Ear Disorders
      • Epidural Hematoma
      • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
      • Epilepsy
      • Extradural Hemorrhage
      • Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Meningiomas
      • Myelopathy
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
      • Neuroplasty
      • Neurostimulation
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Puncture Aspiration
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
      • Spinal Cord Stimulation
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Spondylosis
      • Stroke
      • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
      • Subdural Hemorrhage
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Thrombosis
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Vascular Disease

      About Me

      Biography

      Dr. Francisco Espinosa-Bacerra, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Westchester, IL. Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra has more experience with Spine than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Elmhurst Hospital - Main Ca...Read more

      Specialties

      • Neurosurgery

      Board Certifications

      Education

      1988
      Cross Cancer Inst-U Alberta
      Fellowship Hospital
      1988
      U Alberta Hosp
      Residency Hospital
      1978
      ISSSTE Grad Hosp
      Internship Hospital

      Awards

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      Affiliated Hospitals

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      Elmhurst Hospital - Main Campus

      Elmhurst, IL

      79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

      • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)
      • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

      AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center La Grange

      La Grange, IL

      78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

      • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
      • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

      Gottlieb Memorial Hospital

      Melrose Park, IL

      63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average

      • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)