Dr. Ilyas G. Munshi, MD

Dr. Ilyas G. Munshi, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 45 years old

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4.6
based on 64 total surveys (11 with reviews)
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in Kaplan,LA |
Came to Dr Munshi due to an auto accident. He addressed my issue so Ishtar way and made no false promises. Explained everything he was going to do to get me better. Kept his part of the bargain and allowed me to get my life back to normal. Very great full for have chosen Dr Munshi.
in Lafayette, LA |
I am grateful for Dr. Munshi he is my hero :) I went from cripple to pain free and no medications I am so glad I had spine surgery and I am Happy and active again . Recovery time was 2 weeks and I was back at work Vivian Chicola
in Lafayette, LA |
Every friendly and professional.
in New Iberia LA |
I was really scared about having surgery but Dr. Munshi explained everything and I am back to normal.Dr.Munshi and his staff helped a great deal dealing with insurance and has taken great care of me before and after my back surgery. I would recommend him to everyone that needs his help.
in Abbeville LA |
Awesome experience. He did exactly what he said he was going to do... I feel great and it's only been two weeks.
in Lafayette, LA |
Dr. Munshi has a fantastic bedside manner, and uses the latest techniques causing less pain and a quicker healing time.
in Lafayette, LA |
I'm a patient of Dr. Munchi for over 4 years now. He first helped me with a spinal cyst that developed post hip replacement. I had been in severe pain for several months when I went to him. He scheduled me for surgery that week and the day after I felt like I could go dancing. A few years later I thought the cyst came back , but it turned out I had herniated several disc in my lumbar. He performed surgery cleaning the bulge that pinched the spinal nerve and gave me relief. 1 night stay in hosp.
in Lafayette, LA |
I was suffering with back pain for about 5 years and kept going to doctors to help me because the pain had traveled down my left leg, making it difficult for me to work and walk on it for long periods of time and no one would do so. Making a long story short Dr. Munshi is a wonderful doctor. He preformed my surgery and removed my disc off of my sciatic nerve. I feel 1000% better than ever. Thanks to this wonderful doctor. I would recommend him to anyone in need of a neurosurgeon.
in Lafayette, LA |
I would highly recommend Dr Munshi. I had a successful surgery and am very pleased with the care during and after surgery. Great Doctor!
in Kaplan la |
Dr munshi did a super job for me. We tried 2 shots and then went to surgery. He doesnt waste your time and knows his business. He pretty well cured my back problem with s minimum of time Thank you Dr munshi
He clearly knows his specialty and has been a good doctor to work with. He can come across as a little impatient at times but I don't think it is intentional. The office staff are all amazing and we have rarely waited longer than 10 mins even when we were late.
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Dr. Munshi's Care Philosophy

At our practice, we believe that every patient deserves the highest level of compassionate care. We understand that each patient is unique and take the time to understand how your condition affects you and your life. Treatment plans are created on a case-by-case basis and geared toward helping you return to normal activities as quickly as possible.

Dr. Munshi's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • 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
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Education

  • Medical School
    Rush Medical College Of Rush University

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Univ Of Chicago Hosps

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Chicago Hospitals

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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