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Spine Care

Fassil Mesfin, M.D., PhD, a University of Missouri Health Care neurosurgeon, provides neurological and spine care at Lake Regional Orthopedics each month. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Mesfin, call his main office at 573.882.4908.


  • Brachial plexus injury
  • Brain and spine tumors
  • Congenital and developmental brain and 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

Procedures Dr. Mesfin offers at Lake Regional include muscle and nerve biopsies; steroid injections; peripheral nerve surgeries; single-level lumbar laminectomies; and single-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.