Dr. Michael Muhonen, MD

Dr. Michael Muhonen, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Michael Muhonen, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 25 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
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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more than 84% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 80% of peers
Chiari's Deformity
more than 78% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Oral Roberts University, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Iowa Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Iowa Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Muhonen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Muhonen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Muhonen to family and friends
22 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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Dr. Muhonen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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....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...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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