Dr. Lorenzo Munoz, MD

Dr. Lorenzo Munoz, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 56

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(312) 620-1297

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Dr. Lorenzo Munoz, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Chicago, IL. Dr. Munoz has more experience with Pediatric Neurosurgery, Cranial Neurosurgery, and Nervous System Neoplasms than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Munoz to book an appointment.

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University Neurosurgery

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(312) 620-1297
Associates in Gynecologic Oncology1725 W Harrison St Ste 855 Chicago, IL 60612
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Affiliated with Rush University Medical Center Chicago, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (1)
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Munoz

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Munoz treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Munoz treats other conditions, please contact the office at (312) 942-6644.

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Pediatric neurosurgeons perform surgical procedures to treat diseases and conditions of the brain and spinal cord in children and teenagers under age 18.Compare with other Pediatric Neurosurgery specialists.

Dr. Munoz is experienced in the area of Pediatric Neurosurgery. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Munoz
Similar Providers
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Hydrocephalus
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

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.Compare with other Cranial Neurosurgery specialists.

Dr. Munoz is experienced in the area of Cranial Neurosurgery. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Munoz
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Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Brain Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Nervous System Neoplasms

Oncologists diagnose and treat tumors, both malignant and benign, in or near the brain and spinal cord.Compare with other Nervous System Neoplasms specialists.

Dr. Munoz is experienced in the area of Nervous System Neoplasms. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Munoz
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Pituitary Tumor
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Meningiomas
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency
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Dr. Munoz's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniosynostosis, Autosomal Dominant
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurostimulator Implantation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reconstruction for Craniosynos
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

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Dr. Munoz accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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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...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Lorenzo Munoz, MD?

Call (312) 620-1297 to make an appointment as a new patient, or (312) 942-6644 for existing patients or other inquiries. Click here for more information.

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What are Dr. Lorenzo Munoz, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Munoz frequently treats Pediatric Neurosurgery, Cranial Neurosurgery, and Nervous System Neoplasms. See all practice areas where Dr. Munoz specializes.

Where is Dr. Lorenzo Munoz, MD's office located?

Dr. Munoz's office is located at 1725 W Harrison St Ste 855, Chicago, IL 60612. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Lorenzo Munoz, MD speak?

Dr. Munoz speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Lorenzo Munoz, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Munoz has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Munoz is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, IL

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)