Dr. Miguel Lis-Planells, MD

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Age 52
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Dr. Miguel Lis-Planells, MD
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.

44200 Woodward Ave Ste 112

Pontiac, MI 48341

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Dr. Miguel Lis-Planells, MD

Dr. Miguel Lis-Planells, MD

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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
  • Husky Health
  • inHealth
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
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Dr. Lis-Planells' Experience

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


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

Board Certifications

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


Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • 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
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease


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  • 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

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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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Lis-Planells' Reviews

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  • Office environment
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Lis-Planells accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Community Health Choice
  • Dimension Health
    Worker's Compensation
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
    Gold HMO
  • Husky Health
  • inHealth
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia

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Hospitals where Dr. Lis-Planells has admitting privileges

Beaumont Hospital - Farmington Hills
28050 Grand River Ave
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
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Detroit Receiving Hospital
4201 Saint Antoine St
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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