Dr. Wilson Asfora, MD

Dr. Wilson Asfora, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Wilson Asfora, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Sioux Falls, SD. He graduated from Universidade Federal De Pernambuco, Centro De Ciencias Da Saude in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1210 W 18th St Ste 100

Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Contact Information

(605) 312-8500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 97% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Asfora'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*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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23  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Universidade Federal De Pernambuco, Centro De Ciencias Da Saude
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • St Raphaels Hospital Yale University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Matarazzo Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Moffitt Hospital University Calif
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Manitoba
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Ottawa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Sao Paulo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Mass Genl Hospital Harvard University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Asfora has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Asfora's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Asfora to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Asfora's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My husband has had severe back pain for many years. He is a very complicated case and Dr. Asfora never gives up! He is amazing! He will go the extra mile to make sure his patient's are taken care of. He truly cares about getting the best help for his patient's possible. He needs another...more
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He is brilliant, he's polite, he explained my surgery and answered my questions. His staff is wonderful. I feel like for the first time in many years that Ive found the right doctor. When I left my first appt with Dr Asfora as being a previous spinal fusion patient of a different hosp in their area...more
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