Dr. Miguel Lis-Planells, MD

Dr. Miguel Lis-Planells, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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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  • 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
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Top Care Areas

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

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

0  Board Certifications

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

46  Conditions Treated

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16  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Lis-Planells' Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Lis-Planells' Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

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  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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