After Dr. Ilyas Munshi opened his private practice in 2001, he became one of the youngest neurosurgeons in the country to start practicing. A board-certified neurosurgeon, Dr. Munshi has been serving residents in and around Lafayette, Louisiana, for the last nine years.Highly skilled, Dr. Ilyas Munshi is involved in all aspects of patient care, ranging from the initial visit to post-operative treatments. He and his staff make sure to obtain complete medical histories and note relevant symptoms such as weakness, pain, numbness, or other conditions that affect everyday activities. Dr. Munshi then guides patients through the process of testing and determining proper treatments, including surgery if necessary. He performs procedures such as epilepsy and seizure surgery, minimally invasive surgery, computer-assisted image-guided surgery, and complex spinal surgery and instrumentation. He also provides spinal injections, pumps, and stimulators. He treats issues such as adult and pediatric brain tumors, as well as pituitary tumors. Dr. Ilyas Munshi earned an undergraduate degree in computer science from the University of Illinois in Chicago. Furthering his education, Dr. Munshi received his M.D. from Rush Medical College and fulfilled his residency at the University of Chicago in Illinois. Dr. Ilyas Munshi holds membership in many organizations, including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, North American Spine Society, Cyberknife Society, Louisiana State Medical Society, and the Lafayette Parish Medical Society. In addition, Dr. Munshi holds surgical privileges at Lafayette General Medical Center and Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center. He previously received the National Engineering Consortium Award. Outside of his professional endeavors, Dr. Ilyas Munshi provides pro bono care to those in need and maintains involvement in local events in the Indian community. A father of two children, he enjoys running, skiing, and golfing, as well as stamp and coin collecting.