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Back and neck problems affect over 80 percent of adults in the United States. The Spine Program at the MU Neurosciences Center provides comprehensive spine care. We provide a wide range of diagnostic and treatment options for spine conditions affecting adult and pediatric patients, including:

MU Neuroscience spine surgeons are board certified and have extensive experience in the treatment of spinal degenerative disease such as spinal lumbar stenosis, and, traumatic disorders and deformity. Our surgeons specialize in complex spine tumors, minimally invasive spine procedures, and pain modulating procedures such as sympathectomy, spinal cord stimulator placement and intrathecal pump placement. To optimize patient care, we use intra-operative imaging studies including: C-Arm, O-Arm, ultrasound and neuro-navigation.

Conditions Treated 

  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Spine Tumors
  • Congenital and Developmental Spinal Malformations
  • Lumbar Stenosis
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neuralgias
  • Neuritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Slipped Disk or Herniated Disk
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Ulnar Neuropathy

Services Provided 

  • Artificial Disk Replacement
  • Spine Tumor Treatment
  • Electrical Stimulation of Spinal Cord for Pain
  • Fracture Treatment of Spine
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Neurosurgery for Pain
  • Non-Surgical Options for Back Pain
  • Spinal Decompression Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion Surgery
  • Spine Injury Evaluation and Emergent Care
  • Stereotactic Guided Radiosurgery
  • Surgical Treatment of Spine Tumors

Neurosurgery Appointment

To schedule an appointment with one of our neurosurgeons, please call (573) 882-4908.

Neurosurgery

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University of Missouri Health Care offers the only neurology and neurosurgery program recognized in central Missouri by U.S. News and World Report.

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