Dr. Leonard Kranzler, MD

Dr. Leonard Kranzler, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 80
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Dr. Leonard Kranzler, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1963 and specializes in neurosurgery.

4700 N Marine Dr Ste 300

Chicago, IL 60640

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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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. Kranzler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kranzler treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Kranzler treats this condition more than 80% 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
Brain Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kranzler treats Brain Disorders more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Kranzler treats this condition more than 53% of his peers

Herniated Disc
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kranzler treats Herniated Disc more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Kranzler treats this condition more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Kranzler's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Geriatric Diseases
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neurological Testing
Neuroplasty
Neurosurgical Procedures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Kranzler takes pride in the treatment of his patients and the education and presentation of all available options and treatment modalities. Dr. Kranzler teaches students and neurosurgical residents from the University of Chicago.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1969
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1969
  • 1964
    Passavant Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1964
  • 1963
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1963
  • 1959
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    1959

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Kessler Leadership Award at St. Joseph Hospital, 2007
  • "Top Doctor in Chicago" by Chicago Magazine, 2010-2011
  • Bucy Award for contributing to Neurosurgical Education, 1999

Media & Publications

  • The Greenberg Rapid Review for the Handbook of Neurosurgery, 6th and 7th ed, 2006

Dr. Kranzler's Reviews

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HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Sagamore Health Network
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