Dr. Miguelangelo Perez-Cruet, MD

Dr. Miguelangelo Perez-Cruet, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Miguelangelo Perez-Cruet, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Royal Oak, MI and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurological spine surgery.Read his story

3555 W 13 Mile Rd # N220

Royal Oak, MI 48073

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Community Health Choice
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Top Care Areas

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Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Perez-Cruet's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Perez-Cruet "Dr. Perez-Cruet is an internationally-recognized pioneer in the treatment of spinal disorders through the use of minimally-invasive surgical techniques. He is the founder and president of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Society (MINS.org), with international membership among surgeons who perform minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Perez-Cruet is the minimally invasive textbook author of, Outpatient Spinal Surgery and his most recent textbook, Minimally Invasive Spine Fusion: Techniques and Operative Nuances, his work has resulted in an improved quality of life for many patients. He also leads the Minimally Invasive Neurosurgical Society, a national association. His national medical educational program found on the College of Neurological Surgeons website Gray Matter, A Neurosurgical Overview, is now available, and "Neurosurgical Reference Card", which was recently distributed to all second year medical students in the United States."


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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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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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  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rush University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Perez-Cruet has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Perez-Cruet's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Perez-Cruet to family and friends
28 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Perez-Cruet's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Perez-Cruet Says:

Your comments and feedback are always welcome. My preference is direct communication if you have a concern you would like me to address. If the care and treatment provided you is worthy of sharing with others, you have my appreciation. Thank you for your feedback.


Patient Comments (9)

He performed spinal fusion surgery for me and I am very pleased with the results. There may be a month or so wait for your initial appointment but it is worth the wait. When I informed my family physician who would be performing my surgery, he and the cardiologist were most complimentary to...more
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Dr. Perez provided excellent patient care. I had L4/L5 fusion due to severe spinal canal stenosis. Dr. Perez performed minimally invasive fusion surgery. My severe debilitating sciatica pain is gone. Prior to surgery Dr. Perez explained in detail the surgery process and recovery plan. Dr. Perez...more
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My first appointment, Dr. Perez-Cruet was everything I thought he would be. He took a lot of time to discuss my complex surgery. He was very methodical, thoughtful, and genuinely kind. My surgery resulted in full recovery from the striking pain I was experiencing. I am so grateful that Dr....more
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This man solved a problem other doctors could not. I was in a lot of pain. 5 Vicodins a day pain. Unable to move certain ways. Enter Dr Perez-Cruet. He diagnosed the problem quickly, set up a surgical appt quickly, and performed the operation with great success. Great success. I am pain free now...more
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I have the utmost respect for Dr. Perez-Cruet, this man has not only performed one surgery on my lower back but he has done six surgeries in four years on my back. I wouldn't want anyone else to operate on me but Dr. Perez-Cruet. He has done a lot of work on my back but because of Dr. Perez-Cruet...more
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