Francisco  J Espinosa Neurosurgery

Francisco J Espinosa

Westchester, IL 60154
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Good bedside manner
  • Takes time to answer questions

About Francisco J Espinosa

Francisco J Espinosa is a health care provider primarily located in Westchester, IL. They have 43 years of experience. Their specialties include Neurosurgery.

Francisco Espinosa has received the following awards:


Neurological Surgery & Spine Surgery 1 Westbrook Corporate Ctr Ste 800 Westchester, IL 60154


Dr. Francisco J Espinosa has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Francisco J Espinosa has the following 10 areas of expertise

  • Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy
  • Brain Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Brain Tumor
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Laminectomy
  • Glioblastoma


3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2017, 2016)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


43 Years Experience

National University of Mexico

Graduated in 1979

University of Alberta Hospitals

Graduated in 1988

Dr. Francisco J Espinosa Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS IL BlueChoice Select
  • Cigna Connect Network - IL
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Medicare
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Francisco J Espinosa

Dr. Espinosa is a board certified neurosurgeon in USA and Canada with more than 30 years of academic and clinical experience in general neurosurgery. After completing his doctorate degree and neurosurgical residency at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, he practiced Academic Neurosurgery as a full time faculty member in the role of Associate Professor of Surgery at Queen’s University in Kingston ON, Canada for eleven years prior to joining Neurological Surgery and Spine Surgery. Dr. Espinosa’s clinical interests are vast and span a multitude of diagnoses from brain to spine and peripheral nerves. Such interests particularly emphasize non-operative and operative treatment of spine disorders from the cervical region to the lumbo-sacral junction using the most advanced minimally invasive methods. He also has a clinical interest in helping patients with chronic pain via spinal cord stimulator placement or pain pump implantation once they have exhausted all other surgical and nonsurgical methods. Dr. Espinosa has privileges at MacNeal Hospital, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, LaGrange Memorial Hospital and Elmhurst Memorial Hospital. Dr. Espinosa also connects with the Spanish speaking patients on a personal level given his native Spanish tongue. Dr. Espinosa is a member of both the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the prestigious Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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