Dr. Miguel Lis-Planells, MD

Dr. Miguel Lis-Planells, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
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Dr. Miguel Lis-Planells, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Pontiac, MI. He graduated from Higher College of Our Lady of The Rosary / Faculty of Medicine and specializes in neurosurgery, interventional pain medicine, and more.Read his story

44200 Woodward Ave Ste 112

Pontiac, MI 48341

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Community Health Choice
  • Dimension Health
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • 12 More

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Herniated Disc
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more than 78% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
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more than 76% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 74% of peers

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Dr. Lis-Planells' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lis-Planells "Dr. Miguel Lis-Planells is passionate about providing his patients with personalized and compassionate care. He recognizes that most of his patients when they arrive in his office are challenged by back and neck pain. As a general neurosurgeon, he uses both traditional surgical techniques, minimally invasive procedures and non surgical options to help relieve or improve his patients pain or spine disorders. He has conducted extensive research in neurosurgical management of pain and is a national and international lecturer in spine surgery. He also specializes in peripheral nerve surgery. Dr. Lis-Planells completed his medial degree at the University of Our Lady of Rosary, Bogata, Columbia. In the United States he completed two fellowships, one at the University of California - Irvine and the second at Wayne State University. Recognized by the Research Council of America, he received "American's Top Surgeon" awards in 2007 and 2008. Dr. Lis-Planells speaks fluent Spanish and offers his Spanish speaking patients the opportunity to discuss their case in Spanish. He also provides comfort to his patients in the form of expression of their faith. "

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Lis-Planells does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Andino College Bogota Columbia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Higher College of Our Lady of The Rosary / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of California, Irvine Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Wayne State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lis-Planells has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lis-Planells has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lis-Planells' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lis-Planells to family and friends
4.4
based on 8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Lis-Planells' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Lis-Planells Says:

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lis-Planells accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Dimension Health
    Worker's Compensation
  • Health Net
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Gold HMO
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Priority Health
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Beaumont Hospital - Farmington Hills
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Detroit Receiving Hospital
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Detroit, MI 48201
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Harper University Hospital
3990 John R St
Detroit, MI 48201
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Sinai - Grace Hospital
6071 W Outer Dr
Detroit, MI 48235
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