Dr. Francisco Espinosa-Bacerra, MD

Dr. Francisco Espinosa-Bacerra, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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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 30 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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 88% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • 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
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15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Espinosa-Bacerra's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...more
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