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 50 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

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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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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 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 Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • 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
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • 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
1964
Passavant Meml Hosp
Internship Hospital
1963
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School
1959
Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
Undergraduate School
1969
1964
1963
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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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus