Dr. Lorenzo Munoz, MD

Neurosurgery •  Male • Age 55

  
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Dr. Lorenzo Munoz, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Chicago, IL. Dr. Munoz has more experience with Cranial Neurosurgery and Neuro-oncology than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center. He is not accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Munoz to book an appointment.


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University Neurosurgery

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(312) 767-4365
Associates in Gynecology1725 W Harrison St Ste 855 Chicago, IL 60612
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Dr. Munoz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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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Practice Areas

Cranial Neurosurgery

Cranial neurosurgeons perform surgical procedures that involve opening or passing through the skull to treat conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system.

Typically treats 96% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Munoz performs Brain Surgery more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Munoz performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Munoz performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Munoz performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Munoz performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Munoz performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

Neuro-oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat tumors, both malignant and benign, in or near the brain and spinal cord.

Typically treats 79% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Munoz treats Meningiomas more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Munoz treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Munoz treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Munoz treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

Brain Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Munoz treats Brain Cancer more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Munoz treats this condition more than 66% of their peers

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Dr. Munoz'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
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Extradural Hemorrhage
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Care Philosophy

I come from a family in which we were raised to believe that it's important to be in the service of others, that there's great virtue to be in the service of others. It's important to communicate with your patients. I hope I come across as a compass...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)