Dr. David Minges, MD

Dr. David Minges, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
Dr. David Minges, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Chesterfield, MO and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Creighton University in 2009 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.Read his story

17300 N Outer 40 Rd # 316

Chesterfield, MO 63005

Contact Information

(636) 778-3177

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 87% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 77% of peers
more than 75% of peers

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Dr. Minges' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Minges "Dr. David Minges is a Saint Louis native who graduated from Saint Louis University High School in 2000. Dr. Minges attended medical school at Creighton University, and went on to complete an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Nebraska. While at the University of Nebraska, Dr. Minges gained a love and appreciation for the field of spine surgery, and pursued an orthopedic spinal surgery fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh, where he had focused training and mentorship in complex spine surgery from four nationally and internationally renowned orthopedic spinal surgeons. While at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Minges treated a high volume of cervical and lumbar surgeries which included work-related injuries, sports injuries, traumatic injuries, chronic degenerative conditions, and complex/revision surgeries. Dr. Minges is a spine specialist who treats injured workers, injured athletes, and those with more chronic conditions of the spine. Additionally, he remains active in numerous academic societies including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, the North American Spine Society, and the St. Louis Spine Society. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Minges "Every patient is treated on a unique, individual basis with their overall health and quality of life being of the utmost importance."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Minges does not have any board certifications listed.

33  Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lower Back Sprain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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15  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF)
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Creighton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • University of South Carolina
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Creighton University
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • University of Nebraska / College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Minges has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Minges has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Minges' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Minges to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Minges' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He did surgery on my back and damaged some nerves causing pain in my back and numbness in my foot. Everytime I called he did not want to deal with me and told me there is nothing else he could do! Nice guy but his after care is poor!!!!
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I brought my 14 year old son to Dr. Minges for an old injury. With X-rays, new patient paper work, and time with the Dr. we were in and out in 40 minutes. Everyone was kind and courteous, Dr. Minges took time to become acquainted was patient, professional and to the point .
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Thanks so much for taking time to let us know how we are doing. We really appreciate your comments. So glad Dr. Minges was able to offer some help. Jim

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