Dr. Michael A. Leonard, MD

Dr. Michael A. Leonard, MD


Neurosurgery | Male | 50 years old

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Dr. Leonard specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in San Antonio, TX. He practices at 2 locations.

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Patient Reviews (10)
in San Antonio. TX |
From start to finish Dr. Leonard was very professional and patient with my husband and myself. We both have had Dr. Leonard do our back surgeries. We have both had very good outcomes. Would definitely recommend Dr. Leonard.
in Buda , TX |
From our first visit to the surgery and now my 6 week checkup this amazing staff has been so wonderful. They have gone over and beyond to make me and my family feel at ease during such a difficult time. I can't say enough wonderful things about Dr.Leonard and his staff. Thank you for getting me back on my feet! -April and her entourage ??
in Pearland, TX |
Dr Leonard and his staff, from my first surgery in 2010 until my most recent surgery in 2016, have always made me feel extremely comfortable in my major decisions by informing me of my condition as well as answering any questions that my have come up.
in Canyon Lake, TX |
Very through in discussing risk verses benefits of surgery. Answered questions very well and encouraged me to ask questions. Excellent staff! All personnel were very professional and helpful. Staff is very prompt and efficient. Doctor is very kind, friendly, and takes time to answer any and all questions from both my wife and myself. .
in New Braunfels, TX |
First and foremost, he and his team did a great job surgically. All of my pain associated with my lower back problems is gone. The surgery was a success.
in Live Oak, TX |
Dr. Leonard performed my first discectomy some years ago and it was a complete success. I required another surgery for a different level and once again, Dr. Leonard corrected the problem brilliantly. I do not wish injury or surgery on anyone, but I would highly, highly, recommend Dr. Leonard for any surgery that falls in his field of expertise. He is a wonderful asset to the medical profession. Should I ever need another surgery, rest assured Dr. Leonard will be the one.
in San Antonio, TX |
Very detailed and precise - perhaps handled things a little too quickly, but with confidence. The surgery and healing was flawless.
in Cibolo, TX |
Experience was great. I have lots of trust and confidence in Dr. Leonard. He did an excellent job with my surgery.
in San Antonio |
Dr. Leonard and his staff went above and beyond when a disk in my back was causing serious pain. Great communication and caring attitude.
in Corpus Christi Texas |
Extremely informative very thorough top-notch professional
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Dr. Leonard's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • USAF Health Professions Scholarship, 1994
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  • Media & Publications
    • Textbook of Neurological Surgery Cervical Vertebrectomy and Fusion Chapter
    • Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: patterns of neurological deficit and recovery after anterior cervical decompression, 1999
    • Four fibrolast tropomyosin isoforms are expressed from the rat alpha-tropomyosin gene via alternative RNA splicing and the use of two promoters.
    • Comparison of Frameless Stereotactic Systems: accuracy, precision, applications, 2001

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Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Impairment
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


  • Medical School
    New York University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    New York University Medical Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    New York University Medical Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    New York University Medical Center

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook

    Graduated in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Disc Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Failed Back Surgery Revision
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neurostimulation
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Radiosurgery - CyberKnife® and Gamma Knife
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Surgical Procedures