Dr. Michael Polinsky, MD

Dr. Michael Polinsky, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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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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Dr. Polinsky's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Degenerative Disc Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polinsky treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Polinsky treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polinsky treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Polinsky treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Spondylolisthesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polinsky treats Spondylolisthesis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Polinsky treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Dr. Polinsky's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Polinsky's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Polinsky

4.6

Based on 29 reviews

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1 Star
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An extremely skilled surgeon, Doctor and wonderful human being.
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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Great bedside manner; never felt rushed.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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St. Luke's Hospital

Chesterfield, MO

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