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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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 85% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
normal
more than 68% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 39% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kranzler "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."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Geriatric Diseases
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Neurological Testing
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kranzler's Reviews

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