Dr. Edwin Cunningham, MD

Dr. Edwin Cunningham, MD

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Age 49
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Dr. Edwin Cunningham, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Springfield, MO and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery and interventional neuroradiology.

3801 S National Ave # 700

Springfield, MO 65807

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."

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Interventional Neuroradiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Tumor
  • 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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49  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

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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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 to recommend Dr. Cunningham

4.2

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
75.67567567567568%
(28)
4 Stars
5.405405405405405%
(2)
3 Stars
2.7027027027027026%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
16.216216216216218%
(6)

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Excellent Dr. Told me the risks and possibke benifits of having an implant device. Did not push just said go online and check reviews of others and let him know.
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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...Read More
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