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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (18)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Muhonen is Good. Dr. Muhonen has been reviewed by 42 patients who have provided 18 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 3.9
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Muhonen, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Injuries
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Cord Diseases
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Stroke

Education & Awards

Dr. Muhonen graduated from Oral Roberts Univ Sch Of Med, Tulsa Ok 74137. He has 5 awards.

Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association, 2009
Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association, 2009 & 2012
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012)


Dr. Muhonen has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • St. Joseph Hospital - Orange 
  • Western Medical Center - Santa Ana 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael G Muhonen MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Michael G. Muhonen practice?
Dr. Michael Muhonen has 1 office location.
Dr. Michael Muhonen practices Neurological Surgery near Orange, CA.
See Orange Neurological Surgeons.