Dr. Michael Muhonen, MD

Dr. Michael Muhonen, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Michael Muhonen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Oral Roberts University, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1010 W La Veta Ave Ste 710

Orange, CA 92868

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Muhonen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hydrocephalus
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Muhonen treats Hydrocephalus more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Muhonen treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Chiari's Deformity
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Muhonen treats Chiari's Deformity more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Muhonen treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Brain Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Muhonen treats Brain Disorders more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Muhonen treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Muhonen's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • 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
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Muhonen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Oral Roberts University, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1993
University Iowa Hospital
Residency Hospital
1988
University Iowa Hospital
Internship Hospital
1987
Oral Roberts University, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1993
1988
1987

Languages

  • Chinese
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Awards

Dr. Muhonen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Muhonen

4.5

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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(19)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
13.636363636363637%
(3)

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Referred to him by our CHOC neurologist. He recommended an MRI, CT SCAN, and a spinal tap for our 4 year old son having headaches. MRI and CT negative so we went to CHLA for a second opinion before committing to the spinal tap. Chla surgeon diagnosed an infected tonsil, went on antibiotics, cured....Read More
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Dr. M is absolutely the best of the best! He is on time, efficient, and very caring. He takes all the time you need to explain things throughly and is confident when giving his opinions regarding the care being suggested. He also is great about responding when his patients have medical...Read More
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Dr Muhonen is knowledgeable and compassionate, he doesn't have the typical ego associated with his level of expertise. He does a great job of explaining complicated ideas and making them understandable.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Molina Healthcare