Dr. Fassil Mesfin, MD

Dr. Fassil Mesfin, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Fassil Mesfin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Columbia, MO and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Albany Medical College in 2005 and specializes in neurosurgery and spinal cord injury medicine.

1 Hospital Dr

Columbia, MO 65212

Contact Information

(573) 882-4909

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health Net
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 97% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Mesfin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mesfin "Treat the patient not the disease!"

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Mesfin does not have any board certifications listed.

72  Conditions Treated

  • 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 Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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29  Procedures

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

  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Mesfin has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Mesfin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Amharic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mesfin's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mesfin to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Mesfin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...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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