Leonard Kranzler, M.D.

Neurosurgeon, Chicago Center for Orthopedics
Clinical Professor of Surgery (Neurosurgery), University of Chicago

Dr. Leonard I. Kranzler is a board-certified neurosurgeon with extensive experience in the field. Known for his empathetic and compassionate care, Dr. Kranzler treats every patient as an important individual. He believes that teamwork is a key component of providing medical care, working closely with the patient, their families and their other
healthcare providers.

Dr. Kranzler earned his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School where he also completed the neurosurgery residency program. He went on to study microneurosurgery at the Kantonsspital in Zurich, Switzerland. Dr. Kranzler is a published author of three books and over 20 articles in peer reviewed journals. He is the director of the Chicago Review Course in Neurosurgery and clinical professor of surgery (Neurosurgery) at the University of Chicago.

Year Started Practice
1969

Clinical Specialty

• Neurological Surgery

Board Certification

• Neurological Surgery

Special Interests

• Head & spine trauma
• Adolescent conditions
• Geriatric issues
• Spinal disorders
• Microsurgical lumbar and cervical spine surgery
• Trigeminal neuralgia and pituitary tumors

Medical Training

• Medical School: Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
• Residency: Northwestern University-Neurosurgery, Chicago, IL
• Fellowship: Kantonsspital-Microneurosurgery, Zurich, Switzerland