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Dr. Peter Basta, MD

Neurosurgeon

4/5(38)
6420 Prospect Avenue Suite T411 Kansas City MO, 64132
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Dr. Peter Basta is a renowned neurosurgical Surgeon associated with Midwest Neurosurgery Associates. Dr. Basta has been helping patients suffering from disorders affecting the autonomic, as well as, central nervous systems. His main areas of focus involve diagnosing and treating conditions such as stroke, pinched nerve, aneurysm, and spinal stenosis. Midwest Surgery Associates is a premier organization that brings together eight highly experienced neurosurgeons from Kansas City. Their main aim is to offer patient-centered neurosurgery care using tech-driven medical techniques. Through close communication and information exchange, this organization has managed to register impressive medical results.

Education and Training

Medical College of Wisconsin 2000

Board Certification

Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological SurgeryABNS

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

Neurosurgery

Treatments

  • Stroke
  • Neck Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Aneurysm
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Brain Aneurysm

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons  
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons  
  • Missouri State Neurosurgery Society  

Fellowships

  • Indianapolis Neurosurgery Group   2007

Internships

  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine2001General Surgery

Fellowships

  • Indianapolis Neurosurgery Group2007

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Missouri State Neurosurgery Society, and the Neurology/Neurosurgery Society of Kansas City

Areas of research

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for Movement Disorders such as Essential Tremor Parkinsons DiseaseBenign and Malignant Brain Tumor SurgerySkull Base NeurosurgeryCerebrovascular Surgery including Aneurysm and Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) TreatmentTrigeminal NeuralgiaMinimally Invasive Spine SurgeryDegenerative Spinal disordersSurgical Treatment of Spinal TumorsPeripheral Nerve Surgery (such as carpal tunnel syndrome)Gamma Knife RadiosurgeryHydrocephalusEndoscopic NeurosurgeryTrauma and neuro-critical care

Dr. Peter Basta, MD's Practice location

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6420 Prospect Avenue Suite T411 -
Kansas City, MO 64132
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New patients: 816-363-2500
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Midwest Neurosurgery Associates

2330 E Meyer Blvd #411 -
Kansas City, MO 64132
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Dr. Peter Basta, MD has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 38 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Neurosurgeon in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Neurosurgeon Dr. Peter Basta, who serves patients throughout the States of Kansas.

An experienced neurosurgeon, Dr. Basta has been with Midwest Neurosurgery Associates since 2007. His areas of clinical interest include deep brain stimulation, benign and malignant brain tumor surgery, skull base neurosurgery, cerebrovascular surgery, trigeminal neuralgia, minimally invasive spine surgery, degenerative spinal disorders, and more.

Midwest Neurosurgery Associates is comprised of eight neurosurgeons from top-notch training programs, who are committed to providing state-of-the-art neurosurgery to the Kansas City region. Their goal is to provide outstanding care in a patient-centered environment. They take pride in being able to offer individualized care, state-of-the-art techniques, and close communication with referring and primary care physicians to ensure the best possible outcomes.

In regards to his educational background, Dr. Basta graduated magna cum laude with his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Truman State University and attended medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin, before completing his internship and residency in neurosurgery at Saint Louis University, where he was Chief Resident. Finally, he completed his fellowship in cerebrovascular and skull base neurosurgery at Indianapolis Neurosurgical Group.

Distinguished as a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurological Surgeons (FAANS), the doctor is board-certified in neurosurgery by the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS). The broad aim of the ABNS is to encourage the study, improve the practice, elevate the standards and advance the science of neurological surgery and thereby serve the cause of public health.

Continuously advancing his efforts, he is an active member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Missouri State Neurosurgery Society, and the Neurology/Neurosurgery Society of Kansas City.

Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system. Neurosurgeons are doctors who diagnose and treat problems with the nervous system, often by performing surgery on the brain or spine. They treat strokes, tumors, cervical and lumbar disc disease, infections, and head or spinal cord injuries.

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Head west on East Meyer Boulevard 2993 ft
Continue straight onto Paseo Boulevard 660 ft
Turn left onto East Meyer Boulevard 396 ft
Make a slight right 159 ft
Make a slight right onto Paseo Boulevard 2559 ft
Continue straight onto The Paseo 1.1 mi
Continue straight onto Paseo 2339 ft
Turn left onto Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard 5259 ft
Continue straight onto West 47th Street (US 56) 1389 ft
Turn right onto Broadway Street 1752 ft
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