Dr. Jose Espinosa, MD

Dr. Jose Espinosa, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Jose Espinosa, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Springfield, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Panama / Faculty Of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery.

701 N 1st St

Springfield, IL 62781

Contact Information

(217) 545-5878

Insurance Accepted

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

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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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Dr. Espinosa's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Espinosa treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Espinosa treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Subdural Hemorrhage
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Espinosa treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 84% of his peers

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

Brain Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Espinosa treats Brain Disorders more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Espinosa treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Espinosa's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
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 Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Paracentesis
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Jose Espinosa, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Springfield, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Panama / Faculty Of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Panama / Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
McGill U/Montreal Neurolo Institute
Residency Hospital
1989
McGill U/Montral Gen Hospital
Residency Hospital
1987
Integrated Sys Hlth/U Panama
Internship Hospital
1985
Metro Hospital Comp/U Panama
Internship Hospital
1994
1989
1987
1985

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Espinosa's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Espinosa

4.2

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
72.72727272727273%
(8)
4 Stars
9.090909090909092%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
18.181818181818183%
(2)

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This extremely skilled specialist operated on my lower spine back in 1998, when he looked like a kid (to me). He also called into surgery, a skilled neuro specialist, to assist. I haven't seen Dr Espinosa since 1999 - because his surgical skills were PERFECT. I told my ex-husband's wife (also a...Read More
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Dr. Espinosa took me in after my first Neurosurgeon dropped me. He is a very kind man. He makes sure I understand what he is talking about, and even once showed me images to show me why he wass doing what he was doing. I would highly recommend Dr. Espinosa.
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Rude, wouldn't listen, told me to be quiet
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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