Dr. Edwin Cunningham, MD

Dr. Edwin Cunningham, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(35)
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Dr. Edwin Cunningham, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Springfield, MO. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 13 years.

2900 S National Ave

Springfield, MO 65804

Contact Information

(417) 885-3888

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cunningham "Springfield Neurological and Spine Institute, LLC (SNSI), specializes in the treatment of brain, spinal and peripheral nerve disorders. We are committed to providing exceptional care, and our goal and pledge is to make every effort to enhance the health and quality of life in our patients."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Interventional Neuroradiology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • Aneurysm Embolization
  • Aneurysm Surgery
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Cirrhosis Management
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Procedure
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation/Endovascular Neurosurgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cunningham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cunningham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cunningham to family and friends
4.2
based on 35 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Cunningham's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Saint James, MO |
I am athletic and have developed scoliosis of the spine and some herniated discs. I provided a recent MRI of the spinal region in question and two hip x-rays which by our conversation, it was apparent the doctor failed to review. About 2 minutes into our appointment, he got up to leave with no...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cunningham accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Open Access HMO
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • Dean Health Plan, Inc.
    Gold HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) HMO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care HMO
    Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Gold
    Gold Choice
    Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
    Humana HMO
    Humana POS
  • Keystone Health Plan East
    Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network EPO
    PHCS Network POS
    PHCS Network PPO
    PHCS Open Access PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    UMR

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Hospitals where Dr. Cunningham has admitting privileges

Cox Medical Center Branson
525 Branson Landing Blvd
Branson, MO 65616
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Cox Medical Center South
3801 S. National Ave
Springfield, MO 65807
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Phelps County Regional Medical Center
1000 W 10th St
Rolla, MO 65401
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