Dr. Francisco Espinosa-Bacerra, MD

Dr. Francisco Espinosa-Bacerra, MD

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65 y/o
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Dr. Francisco Espinosa-Bacerra, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Westchester, IL and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Neurological Surgery Spine Surgery

1 Westbrook Corporate Ctr Ste 800

Westchester, IL 60154
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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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Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

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
  • 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
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • 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 and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1988
Cross Cancer Inst-U Alberta
Fellowship Hospital
1988
U Alberta Hosp
Residency Hospital
1985
University of Alberta Fac Med
Medical School
1979
U Natl Autonoma of Mex
Medical School
1978
Issste Grad Hosp
Internship Hospital
1988
1988
1985
1979
1978

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Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra

4.5

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Felt like he saved my life.
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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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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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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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