We found 5 neurosurgeons who accept Beech Street PPO near Kansas City, MO.

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Dr. Cheerag Dipakkumar Upadhyaya, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
4320 Wornall Road; Suite 710
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Cheerag Upadhyaya works as a neurosurgeon. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Upadhyaya include spinal trauma, spine tumor, and minimally invasive spine surgery. He accepts Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan, Dr. Upadhyaya attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Upadhyaya is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Clinical interests: Spinal Trauma, Spine Tumor, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Complex Spine Surgery, Peripheral ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen Emery Griffith, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
4320 Wornall Road; Suite 710
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Stephen Griffith works as a neurosurgeon. Patients gave Dr. Griffith an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include trigeminal neuralgia and epilepsy surgery. He is affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He honors Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. Dr. Griffith graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy Surgery, Dystonia, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Deep Brain ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian David Milligan, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
4320 Wornall Road; Suite 710
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Brian Milligan is a neurosurgeon. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Milligan include spine surgery procedures and pituitary tumor surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. Before completing his residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Milligan attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. He takes Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Pituitary Tumor Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Spine Surgery Procedures, Brain Tumor, Brain ... (Read more)

Dr. Bradley Allen Hiser, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
4320 Wornall Road; Suite 710
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Bradley Hiser is a medical specialist in neurosurgery. Dr. Hiser's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He takes Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at the University of Missouri Health System, Dr. Hiser attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine for medical school.

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Clinical interests: Meningioma, Complex Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Arteriovenous Fistula, Arteriovenous ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Seung Rhee, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
4320 Wornall Road; Suite 710
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Mike Rhee specializes in neurosurgery. In his practice, he is particularly interested in minimally invasive spine surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, and complex spine surgery. Dr. Rhee takes Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. He is affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Clinical interests: Complex Spine Surgery, Spine Tumor, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Skull Base Disorders, Cancer, ... (Read more)

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What is Neurosurgery?

Neurosurgery is the highly skilled specialty devoted to the surgical treatment of issues affecting the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. It is similar to the specialty of neurology, which also treats disorders of the nervous system. Even though there is some overlap, neurosurgery focuses on the surgical treatment of nervous system disorders. However, not every neurosurgery job means surgery -- neurosurgeons may also provide a diagnosis, interpret imaging and test results, or provide non-surgical treatment, depending on the nature of the illness.

Neurosurgeons treat nervous system disorders such as:
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Brain or spine tumors
  • Blood clots in the brain
  • Hydroencephalitis
  • Aneurysms or stroke
  • Seizures
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Carpal or cubital tunnel syndromes
  • Repair of severed nerves
  • Infections of the brain or spinal fluid

Because the nervous system is both so delicate and so complex, neurosurgery has one of the most rigorous and competitive medical education programs. After college and medical school, it is common for a neurosurgeon to require 7-10 additional years of intense training.

New discoveries in this field allow neurosurgeons to heal and accomplish more than ever before, and they are now able to treat many injuries and illnesses that were once fatal.
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