Dr. Jose Espinosa, MD

Dr. Jose Espinosa, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Jose Espinosa, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Springfield, IL and has been practicing for 29 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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Top Care Areas

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Brain Surgery
high
more than 82% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 77% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
normal
more than 75% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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16  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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Espinosa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Espinosa's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Espinosa

4.2

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
72.72727272727273%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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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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