Dr. Murali Guthikonda, MD

Dr. Murali Guthikonda, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
68 y/o
(22)

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Dr. Murali Guthikonda, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Detroit, MI and has been practicing for 46 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and more.Read his story

Wayne State University Physicians Group

4160 John R St Ste 925

Detroit, MI 48201
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • McLaren Health Plan
  • Messa
  • MetLife
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Guthikonda performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Meningiomas
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
normal
more than 78% of peers

Dr. Guthikonda's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Guthikonda's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Guthikonda "As a Neurosurgeon, I am blessed to have the talent and skill to be one of top Neurosurgeons. I teach my residents the philosophy of kindness and caring and always to be on top to provide the best care you can. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Guthikonda "Patients come expecting that after surgery they get better and return to their families, job, and life style. So my goal is to make sure the patients return to their loved ones and live a life that is fulfilling. Any neurological deficit after surgery is not pleasant and i try my best not to create one.  "

3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

27  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

20  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • Guntur Med Coll, Vijayawada Univ Of Hlthsci
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Niagara Falls Meml Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St Elizabeth Hosp Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Vermont / College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Queen Square Inst Neur
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Cincinnati
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Hospital, Zurich
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Guthikonda has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Guthikonda's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Guthikonda to family and friends
22 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Guthikonda's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Guthikonda treated my like a member of his own family. He communicated with me personally (once in the middle of the night when I needed him!) like no other doctor ever would and was happy to be helping me. I am forever grateful that he treated me and solved my neurological problem. He is...more
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Dr. Guthikonda is one of the greatest Doctors I've ever met. He saved my Dad's life, not only the successful surgery my Dad received, but also the the financial help he provided to our family as my Dad Lives in Beijing, China and he doesn't have any insurance in the States. He personally replied my...more
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Amazing. Perfect combination of a great doctor with genuine concern for patient care and well being!
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This man didn't even listen to me. Took a phone call while in the exam room. Then asked me my name again when we went to look at my MRI results. What a joke. Why did this man become a doctor? Don't waste your time. You will have to find another neurosurgeon who will be willing to listen. Look for...more
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Sorry to hear. In spite of taking the call, which as a Doctor will be called upon by patients, other doctors and that is crucial for me. Big question will be if this patient got the best advice from me or not... which is what counts.

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