Dr. Troy Munson, MD

Dr. Troy Munson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 38
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Dr. Troy Munson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University of Nebraska / College of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological skull base surgery, and more.

1111 6th Ave # B1

Des Moines, IA 50314

Contact Information

(515) 358-0100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Dr. Munson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Munson treats Low Back Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Munson treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Munson treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Munson treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spondylolisthesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Munson treats Spondylolisthesis more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Munson treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Dr. Munson's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Complex Spine Surgery
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Kyphoplasty
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
Sacroilitis
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physician my goal first and foremost is to listen to the patient. My appointment times reflect this philosophy and patients appreciate this as I believe it adds to their overall patient experience. If a surgery is recommended I treat the pati...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Education

  • 2013
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    Residency Hospital
    2013
  • 2007
    Univ of Illinois at Chicago
    Internship Hospital
    2007
  • 2006
    University of Nebraska / College of Medicine
    Medical School
    2006
  • 2002
    University Of Nebraska
    Undergraduate School
    2002

Dr. Munson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Munson

4.1

Based on 25 reviews

5 Stars
76%
(19)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4%
(1)
1 Star
20%
(5)

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Dr. Munson's Performance
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I had the BEST experience as a patient of Dr. Troy Munson. I can't to him three years ago with HORRIBLE head pains, Loss of balance, loss of strength, and so many more problems and Dr.T did whatever he had to to figure it out. In the end I got the surgery for Arnold Chiari and I couldn't have asked...Read More
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He did my surgery two years ago and I have to have it done again. Not the worst part. He is rude and uncaring.
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Dr Munson, did my surgery on my broken neck, I should not be alive after this accident. Thanks to my doctor and his assistance. They saved my life. It's been difficult, and lots of pain. But I still have a long ways to go yet. Thank you Dr Munson and his staff. Sincerely Laura
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Health Net
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Medicaid
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PHCS
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UnitedHealthCare
United Behavioral Health
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
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