Dr. Michael Polinsky, MD

Dr. Michael Polinsky, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Michael Polinsky, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chesterfield, MO and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

232 S Wllds Mill Rd

Chesterfield, MO 63017

Contact Information

(314) 878-2888

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Polinsky performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Polinsky'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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16  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

  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Mi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Polinsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Polinsky's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polinsky to family and friends
28 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Polinsky's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Terry and I wish to thank you for your amazing care and successful spinal surgery you performed on Terry recently. We were both scared and unsure as we experienced this medical issue. But you and your staff walked us through with compassion and confidence. Thank you and God bless all. Terry and...more
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Dr. Polinsky did my Meniere’s surgery where he went in and cut the balance nerve next to my brain. He was the most attentive Doctor I’ve ever had during my hospital stay. Before my surgery he took as much time as I needed to explain what he would be doing. I felt confident in his care. He is also a...more
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I don't have words to describe how thankful I am for Dr. Polinsky!! If it hadn't been for him doing my dads spine surgery in January, he wouldn't have lived as long as he did. It was a risky surgery due to my dads poor health, but Dr. Polinsky took on the challenge and saved my dads life! I am...more
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Great bedside manner; never felt rushed.
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