Dr. William Rosenberg, MD

Dr. William Rosenberg, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

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Dr. William Rosenberg, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kansas City, MO. He specializes in neurosurgery and interventional pain medicine.Read his story

Midwest Neuroscience Institute

2330 E Meyer Blvd Ste T411

Kansas City, MO 64132
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • Comp Choice
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • CompCare
  • CompPsych
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Freedom Health

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Dr. Rosenberg's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rosenberg performs Neurostimulation more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rosenberg performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulators
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rosenberg treats Chronic Pain more than 98% of his peers

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

Spinal Cord Stimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rosenberg performs Spinal Cord Stimulation more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rosenberg performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rosenberg's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Postoperative Pain
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Baclofen Pump Therapy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer Pain
Cancer Pain Management
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic Postoperative Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
Knee Disorders
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Phantom Limb Pain
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Malignancies
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
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Upper Back Pain
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our mission is to manage complex pain, using a patient-centered, evidence-based approach, through innovation, research, and collaboration, with surgical skill, experience, specialized knowledge, compassion, and empathy, that views each individual's pain experience as unique, in order to improve quality of life.


  • Neurosurgery
  • Interventional Pain Medicine

Board Certifications


  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Chief Resident, Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    Undergraduate School


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Consumers Research Council of America Top Surgeons, 2012, 2013
  • US News & World Report Top Doctors, 2013
  • KC Magazine Top Doctors, 2013
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors, 2012

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  • Staff friendliness
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First of all, Dr Rosenberg was attentive and took time to listen. I came away feeling heard, cared about, and that my concerns were considered as he and I, together developed a treatment plan that fit my needs. Secondly, the staff was also attentive and caring. The facilities were clean,quiet, and...Read More
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He failed to follow the standards of his profession, because I became ill after the first surgery, and my back filled up with Cerebral spinal fluid, which made me have headaches, feel dizzy and lose my balance for three weeks. He did a second surgery to address the CSF issue. After this operation...Read More
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The Staff was very friendly and answered any questions I had in a professional manner. Dr. Rosenberg took the time to listen to my concerns and answered them in a way I could understand. I would highly recommend anyone to go there.
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My experience with Dr Rosenberg has been very good. We are currently getting approval from my insurance for doing a trial with the HF10 spine stimulation.
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I just moved here to Kansas City and so I searched for a back doctor, finding Dr. Rosenberg is like winning the Lottery. His reputation is that of one of the top doctors in Kansas City. So I went for my first office visit and was very impressed with his office staff and the short time I waited to...Read More
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Behavioral Health
National Advantage
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access PPO
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage Plus HMO
Blue Care HMO
Preferred Care Blue PPO
Cenpatico Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Comp Choice
Comp Results
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
Compassionate Care Network (CCN) PPO
Coventry Health Care
Advantra HMO
Advantra PPO
Coventry Health Care HMO
Coventry Health Care POS
Coventry Health Care PPO
Family Health Partners
Family Health Partners HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Freedom Health
Freedom Network PPO
Select PPO
HCA Midwest Comp Care
Health Exchange
Health Exchange PPO
Healthcare USA
Healthcare USA HMO
Gold Plus Choice PPO
Gold Plus HMO
Humana HMO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Missouri Care
Missouri Care HMO
Molina Healthcare
MHNet - Behavioral Health
Molina HMO
MultiPlan PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
New Directions Behavioral Health
Preferred Health Professionals
Preferred Health Professionals PPO
Preferred Healthcare
Preferred Healthcare PPO
Preferred Mental Health Management, LLC
Premier Group Insurance
Private HealthCare Systems
Private HealthCare Systems PPO
RockPort Health Care
Savility POS
Today's Options
Medicare Advantage PPO
UniCare HMO
United Behavioral Health
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
Value Options
Behavioral Health
Viant PPO
WellCare PPO

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