Dr. Robert Backer MD
Neurosurgeons — Saint Louis, MOContact Dr. Backer
Dr. Robert Backer specializes in neurosurgery in Saint Louis, Missouri. Details of Dr. Backer's 32 years experience as an MD, his 2 hospital affiliations and education at Washington University are available on your free doctor report.
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621 S New Ballas Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141
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A neurological surgeon provides the operative and non-operative management (i.e. prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, critical care, and rehabilitation) of disorders of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, including their supporting structures and vascular supply; the evaluation and treatment of pathological processes which modify function or activity of the nervous system; and the operative and non-operative management of pain. A neurological surgeon treats patients with disorders of the nervous system; disorders of the brain, meninges, skull, and their blood supply, including the extracranial carotid and vertebral arteries, disorders of the pituitary gland; disorders of the spinal cord, meninges, and vertebral column, including those which may require treatment by spinal fusion or instrumentation; and disorders of the cranial and spinal nerves throughout their distribution. No Sub Specialty. He obtained board certification from The American Board of Neurological Surgery for Neurosurgery.
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Dr. Backer is affiliated with 2 hospitals:
751 Sappington Bridge Rd
Sullivan, MO 63080
EducationDr. Backer attended medical school at Washington University School of Medicine and graduated in 1981 having 32 years experience.
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