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Photo of Doctor Colin P Derdeyn
Neuroradiology, Radiology
Saint Louis
Dr. Derdeyn specializes in neuroradiology, interventional neuroradiology, endovascular surgical neuroradiology, stroke and intracranial aneurysm. You must have a referral from your primary care physician when you make your appointment with Dr. Derdeyn. Dr. Derdeyn is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

Photo of Doctor Paul Santiago
Neurosurgery
Saint Louis
Dr. Santiago specializes in disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine with clinical interest in neurological surgery for spinal disorders resulting from degenerative disease; spondylosis; spondylolisthesis; spinal tumors; inflammatory spinal disease; ankylosing spondylitis (arthritis of the spine); congenital spinal disorders; disorders of the craniocervical junction, and spinal cord injury. He has special training in spinal instrumentation and minimally invasive spinal surgery. Consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

Photo of Doctor Michael R Chicoine
Neurosurgery
Saint Louis
Dr. Chicoine focuses his practice on neurological surgery; cranial base surgery; cerebrovascular disease; aneurysms; diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors including: meningiomas, gliomas, metastasis and pituitary tumors; gamma-knife radiosurgery; and carpal tunnel syndrome. Dr. Chicoine is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

Photo of Doctor Jacob M Buchowski
Orthopedic Surgery
Saint Louis
Dr. Buchowski is a specialist in spinal tumors, metastatic spine disease, and complex reconstructive spine surgery of the cervical spine, thoracic and lumbar spine. Dr. Buchowski is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

Photo of Doctor Gregory J Zipfel
Neurosurgery
Saint Louis
Dr. Zipfel specializes in neurological surgery with clinical interest in cerebrovascular disease, including aneurysms; arteriovenous malformations; cavernous malformations; carotid stenosis; arterial bypass surgery; and skull base tumors including meningiomas, acoustic neuromas, craniofacial tumors, brain tumors and pituitary tumors.

Photo of Doctor Ronald Arthur Lehman
Orthopedic Surgery
Saint Louis
Dr. Lehman's practice centers on all pediatric and spine problems. He specializes in orthopedic spine; cervical spine; complex and minimally invasive spine surgery; disc arthroplasy/replacement; radiculopathy and myelopathy; pediatric and adult spinal deformity, complex spinal deformity including scoliosis, kyphosis, revision spine surgeries and minimally invasive applications for deformity surgery; degenrative surgery of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine including spinal stenosis; disc herniation, spondylolisthesis, radiculopathy/sciatica, spine disorders, spine degeneration, degenerative disc disease, decompression; spinal disorder in sports/athletes; spine fracture; spine tumors/cancer, metastic tumors/cancer of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, kyphoplasy/vertebroplasty.

Photo of Doctor Keith Bridwell
Orthopedics-Pediatric, Orthopedic Surgery
Saint Louis
Dr. Bridwell treats pediatric and adult patients with spinal deformities, complex spinal disorders, tumor fractures, degenerative disorders of the spine and spinal surgery revisions. A referral from your physician and recent radiology studies are required prior to scheduling an appointment with Dr. Bridwell. Dr. Bridwell is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

Photo of Doctor Ian Gordon Dorward
Neurosurgery
Saint Louis
Dr. Dorward focuses his practice on microsurgery of the brain and spine: spinal cord tumors, spinal vascular malformations, cerebroovascular disorders (aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations), brain tumors. Complex spinal reconstructions: spinal deformities (scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolisthesis, sagittal imbalance), cervical spine and craniocervical junction disorders.

Photo of Doctor DeWitte T Cross
Neuroradiology, Radiology
Saint Louis
You must have a referral from your primary care physician when you make your appointment with Dr. Cross. Dr. Cross is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

Photo of Doctor Lawrence Lenke
Orthopedics-Pediatric, Orthopedic Surgery
Saint Louis
Dr. Lenke is the chief of spinal surgery in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He treats pediatric and adult patients requiring spinal surgery. His practice is devoted to spinal surgery, with an emphasis on complex reconstructive surgery and the treatment of various spinal deformities such as scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolisthesis, and many other anomalies of the spine. You must have a referral from your primary care physician before you make your appointment with Dr. Lenke. Dr. Lenke is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

Photo of Doctor Michael P Kelly
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics-Pediatric
Saint Louis
Dr. Kelly's practice centers on pediatric and adult spinal deformities: revision spinal surgeries, complex cervical disorders; cervical, thoracic and lumbar pathology; fractures; degeneration; deformity; scoliosis; kyphosis; spondylolisthesis, herniated discs and motion sparing techniques.

Photo of Doctor Lukas Zebala
Orthopedic Surgery
Saint Louis
Dr. Zebala specializes in the evaluation and treatment of degenerative spine conditions of the cervical,thoracic and lumbar spine. He treats adult spine conditions, including deformity, scoliosis, kyphosis, trauma, tumors and infections, as well as patients with previous failed spine surgery requiring revision. His practice focuses on treatment of the spine through a combination of non-operative and operative methods including minimally invasive spine surgery, outpatient spine surgery and complex spine reconstructions.

Photo of Doctor Keith M Rich
Neurosurgery
Saint Louis
Dr. Rich focuses his practice on neurovascular disorders; stereotactic radiosurgery; stereotactic surgery; cerebrovascular surgery; neurological surgery; diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors including: meningiomas, gliomas, metastasis and pituitary tumors; gamma-knife radiosurgery; and carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. Rich is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

Photo of Doctor Neill M Wright
Neurosurgery-Pediatric, Neurosurgery
Saint Louis
Dr. Wright specializes in disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine with clinical interest in neurological surgery for spinal disorders resulting from degenerative disease; spondylosis; spondylolisthesis; spinal tumors; inflammatory spinal disease; ankylosing spondylitis (arthritis of the spine); congenital spinal disorders; disorders of the craniocervical junction, and spinal cord injury. He has special training in spinal instrumentation, minimally invasive spinal surgery and thoracoscopic surgery. Dr. Wright is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

Photo of Doctor Neringa Juknis
Rehabilitation/Physiatry, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
Saint Louis
Dr. Juknis focuses her practice on spinal cord injury, pain assessment, neuropathic pain, spasticity, rehabilitation medicine, functional electrical stimulation, and ambulation in spinal cord patients.

Photo of Doctor Christopher J Moran
Neuroradiology, Radiology
Saint Louis
Dr. Moran specializes in interventional neuroradiology. He focuses his practice on the treatment of intracranial aneurysms, cerebrovascular disease, Arteriovenous Malformation, aneurysm, dural arteriovenous stenosis of vessels of the head and neck, endovascular therapy, and embolization. You must have a referral from your primary care physician when you make your appointment with Dr. Moran. Dr. Moran is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

Photo of Doctor David D Tran
Hematology, Oncology, Internal Medicine
Saint Louis

Photo of Doctor Joshua L Dowling
Neurosurgery
Saint Louis
Dr. Dowling specializes in neurological surgery, epilepsy surgery, stereotactic treatment of movement disorders and neurosurgical procedures for pain.

Photo of Doctor Rimma Ruvinskaya
Rehabilitation/Physiatry, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
Saint Louis
Dr. Ruvinskaya specializes in neurorehabilitation, spinal cord injury rehabilitation, electrodiagnosis, stroke management, brain injury rehabilitation, and concussion.

Photo of Doctor Wilson (Zack) Ray
Neurosurgery
Saint Louis
Dr. Ray specializes in neurological surgery for brachial plexus injuries, peripheral nerve injuries and spinal disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.

Photo of Doctor Ralph G Dacey
Neurosurgery, Internal Medicine
Saint Louis
Dr. Dacey focuses his practice on neurovascular disorders; stereotactic radiosurgery; stereotactic surgery; cerebrovascular surgery; neurological surgery; diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors including: meningiomas, gliomas, metastasis and pituitary tumors; gamma-knife radiosurgery; and carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. Dacey was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors in health and medicine that medical scientists in the United States can receive. In addition, he is the 2012 president of the Society of Neurological Surgeons which is the oldest neurosurgical society in the world. Dr. Dacey is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

Photo of Doctor Albert Hong-Jae Kim
Neurosurgery
Saint Louis
Dr. Kim is a neurological surgeon who focuses his practice on surgery of the brain, including but not limited to: stereotactic radiosurgery, skull based surgery, cerebrovascular surgery, Chiari I Malformation, gamma-knife radiosurgery, trigeminal neuralgia, hydrocephalus and the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors including: meningioma, acoustic neuroma, chordoma, chondroscarcoma, craniofacial tumors, glomus tumors, glioblastoma, gliomas, astrocytoma, oligo dendroglioma, metastasis and pituitary tumors.

Photo of Doctor K. Daniel Riew
Orthopedic Surgery, Internal Medicine
Saint Louis
Dr. Riew treats pediatric and adult patients with cervical spine (neck) disorders. A referral from your physician and recent radiology studies are required prior to scheduling an appointment with Dr. Riew. Dr. Riew is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

Photo of Doctor Eric C Leuthardt
Neurosurgery
Saint Louis
Dr. Leuthardt specializes in neuro-oncology, brain tumors, brain tumors requiring motor and speech mapping, surgical treatment of epilepsy, Gamma Knife and spine surgery

Photo of Doctor Oksana Volshteyn
Rehabilitation/Physiatry, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Neurorehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Saint Louis
Dr. Volshteyn focuses her practice on spinal cord injury, pain management, spasticity, and amputee rehabilitation. In 2005, Dr. Volshteyn was recognized in "America's Top Doctors."

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