Dr. Robert Backer MD

Neurosurgeons in Saint Louis, MO

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Dr. Robert Backer specializes in neurosurgery in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Robert Backer has been compared 1111 times. Details of Dr. Backer's 35 years experience as an MD, his 2 hospital affiliations and education at Washington University are available on your free doctor report.


Primary Location for Dr. Backer

Dr. Robert Backer
Neurosurgical Specialists of West County
621 S New Ballas Rd
Suite 297A
Saint Louis, MO 63141

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Robert Backer has been identified as specializing in Neurosurgery.

He obtained board certification from The American Board of Neurological Surgery

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Accepted Insurance

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Dr. Robert Backer accepts the following plans at Neurosurgical Specialists of West County

  • United Healthcare - Direct
  • Multiplan
  • Great West
  • First Health
  • BCBS Blue Card

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 Hospital Affiliation

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Dr. Backer attended medical school at Washington University School of Medicine and graduated in 1981 having 35 years experience.

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    Neurosurgical Specialists of West County, 621 S New Ballas Rd, Suite 297A Saint Louis, MO 63141

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    13625 Big Bend Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63122

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    11605 Studt Ave, Suite 1 Saint Louis, MO 63141

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