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Leonard Kranzler, MD, JD

Clinical Professor of Surgery

Leonard Kranzler, MD, JD, is an expert in the management of neurosurgical trauma. His clinical interests include: minimally invasive muscle splitting microsurgical lumbar and cervical spine surgery, and balloon compression for Trigeminal neuralgia and pituitary tumors.

In addition to his clinical role, Dr. Kranzler is dedicated to neurosurgical education, leading training courses on the use of stimulators. He is a member of the Tri Beta Biology Honor Society and has been named one of the 'Top Doctors' by Chicago magazine several years in a row.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Neurological Surgery

Medical School

Northwestern University Medical School


Passavant Memorial Hospital, Chicago


Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago


Kantonsspital, Zurich, Switzerland


American Association of Neurological Surgeons
American Bar Association
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Central Neurosurgical Society
Chicago Bar Association
Chicago Literary Club
Chicago Medical Society
Congress of Neurological Society
Illinois Bar Association
Illinois Society of Neurological Surgeons
Illinois State Medical Society
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Institute of Medicine of Chicago
Inter-Urban Neurosurgical Society
National Health Lawyers Association

Language Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-2123

Office Postal Address

Leonard Kranzler, MD, JD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 3026
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Kranzler's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.