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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male

65 Doctors Park
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
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Dr. Fonn's Experience

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Dr. Fonn's Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Fonn Performs

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
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Saint Francis Medical Center
211 Saint Francis Dr
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Midwest Neurosurgeons, LLC
Cape Girardeau
65 Doctors Park
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
Saint Francis Medical Center
Saint Francis Medical Center
211 Saint Francis Dr
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
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    Dr. Fonn's Experience

    Dr. Fonn's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Cervical Injection
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • Discography
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Lumbar Laminectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Myelography
    • Neck Surgery
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Decompression
    • Spinal Discectomy
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Injections
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spinal Tumor Surgery
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    • Spine Surgery
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
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    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Back Pain
    • Brain Abscess
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Injury
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Discitis
    • Epilepsy
    • Headache
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Lordosis
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc
    • Lumbar Radiculopathy
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Migraine
    • Myelopathy
    • Myofascial Pain
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
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    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Occipital Neuralgia
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteoporosis
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Schwannoma
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Disc Disorders
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Transverse Myelitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Fonn

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (1/31/2012)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Fonn, Sonjay Joseph MD License # 036 129542

      Nature of Complaint

      The physician has been disciplined by the State of Ohio for allegedly submitting incorrect information on his osteopathic training certificate application.

      Action Taken

      The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation has Reprimanded the physician’s Illinois physician and surgeon license.

    • State: Illinois

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Media & Publications

    • Compassionate Doctor Award, 2011
    • Patients' Choice Award, 2011
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 2001

    Internship Hospital

    Christ Hospital
    Complete in 2002

    Residency Hospital

    Grandview Medical Center
    Complete in 2007
    Long Island Jewish Medical
    Complete in 2005
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Fonn & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Fonn's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.7
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    3.7 out of 5

    Dr. Fonn's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    61 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.1 out of 5

    61 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    61 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    60 responses

    Experience with Dr. Fonn

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.8 out of 5

    60 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.8 out of 5

    60 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.8 out of 5

    61 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Midwest Neurosurgeons, LLC
    Cape Girardeau
    65 Doctors Park
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
    (573) 651-1687 (Office)
    (573) 651-1687 (Fax)
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    Saint Francis Medical Center
    211 Saint Francis Dr
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
    (855) 469-7362 (Office)
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