Dr. Miguelangelo Perez-Cruet, MD

Dr. Miguelangelo Perez-Cruet, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(26)
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Dr. Miguelangelo Perez-Cruet, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Royal Oak, MI. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. 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
  • 23 More

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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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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
32

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

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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.

Education

  • 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
3.6
based on 26 total reviews (7 with comments)
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.

Dr. Perez-Cruet's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in Dewitt, MI |
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. Perez-Cruet continues to perform spine surgery, while still engaging in important teaching and research, as a pioneer in the field. Surgery patients are encouraged to call his office with quest
in Roch HIlls, MI |
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 and can resume all the activities I could not before meeting him. Cannot thank this man enough. Footnote: If you are a warm and fuzzy snowflake, this guy is not for you.
in Redford, MI |
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 and our Lord I am still able to walk, at one time I was in a wheelchair. He is very knowledgeable at what he does and if anybody can help you, he can.
Blissfield, MI |
Excellent office, pre-surgery class, surgical and Beaumont Hospital staff. Amazing difference after treatment
Thank you for taking the time to rate Dr. Perez-Cruet! We appreciate your 5 star rating and are happy to hear you're feeling better after your treatment!
in Royal Oak, MI |
He was absolutely amazing, my back was so messed up and I'm only 24, and he put it back to perfection with only two incisions. He was so kind and helpful with all my question, and was extremely kind after my surgery. 10 out of 10 would recommend.
Thank you for taking the time to post a review about Dr. Perez-Cruet! We appreciate your feedback and are happy that you are back to perfection!
in Troy mi. |
Professional and thorough !
Ann Arbor, MI |
Does not welcome input from his patients unless it's to agree with his recommendations. Evaluation included inaccurate information that then supported the need for surgery. Overemphasizes actual risk. Turned all care over to his staff and mid-level providers after surgery. Did not do physical exam or assessment of his own beyond visual contact of less than 2 minutes. Scheduled only one post-op visit within the 90 dayglobal package covered by insurance.
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Dr. Perez-Cruet accepts 32 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
    Blue Care Network PCP Focus Network
    Group Employees PPO
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Dimension Health
    Worker's Compensation
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
    Preferred PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus of Michigan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • McLaren Health Plan
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
    Molina
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Perez-Cruet has admitting privileges

Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak Campus
3601 W 13 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48073
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Harper University Hospital
3990 John R St
Detroit, MI 48201
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Providence-Providence Park Hospital, Southfield Campus
16001 W 9 Mile Rd
Southfield, MI 48075
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Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland
44405 Woodward Ave
Pontiac, MI 48341
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Sinai - Grace Hospital
6071 W Outer Dr
Detroit, MI 48235
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