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Dr. Fassil Mesfin, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Female · Age 42

Dr. Mesfin

Dr. Fassil Mesfin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Columbia, MO and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Albany Medical College in 2005 and specializes in neurosurgery and spinal cord injury medicine.


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(573) 882-4909

Dr. Mesfin accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Mesfin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mesfin treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Mesfin treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mesfin treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Mesfin treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mesfin treats Myelopathy more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Mesfin treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy

Dr. Mesfin's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Treat the patient not the disease!

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2005
Albany Medical College
Medical School
2005

Languages

  • Amharic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Mesfin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mesfin

3.4

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Mesfin has great interpersonal skills with his patients. He is somewhat disinterested in patient follow-up, however. I was experiencing burning pain in my right anterior/lateral thigh while walking. My procedure was a posterior lumbar 2-3 interbody fusion. Everything went well with surgery and...Read More
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Thank you, Dr. Mesfin for your patient center care!
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Damn near died 3 times because of this guy everytime i saw him said everything was fine then i fell 1 day and he finally admitted my shunt shut down
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