Ammar H. Hawasli, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Hawasli is a a board-certified neurosurgeon with subspecialty fellowship training in complex spine surgery. He practices at Meritas Health Neurosurgery in North Kansas City, Missouri. After completing neurosurgery residency and a complex spine surgery fellowship training at Washington University, he served as faculty at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis. He brings the expertise and skills of a major academic medical center neurosurgeon to the Northland community. His expertise includes tumors of the brain and spine, cervical spine surgery, lumbar spine surgery, complex spine surgery and general neurosurgery. Dr. Hawasli has extensive experience in modern and state-of-the-art neurosurgical treatments. His care philosophy is to provide compassionate, effective, personalized and state-of-the art treatments to all his patients and to achieve the best outcomes.
Meet Dr. Ammar Hawasli
Dr. Ammar Hawasli is regarded as one of the best neurosurgeons in the Northland for cervical spine surgery, complex spine surgery, surgery for tumors of the brain and spine and general neurosurgery. As an experienced board – certified neurosurgeon, he is known for his rapport with patients, conservative treatment approach, attention to details, and ability to achieve excellent patient outcomes. Dr. Hawasli gives his patients the knowledge they need to take charge of their medical condition and develops treatment strategies that maximize results.
Tumors of the Brain and Spine
Dr. Hawasli has extensive expertise treating tumors of the brain and spine. He has published numerous clinical manuscripts on a variety of tumors of the brain and spine. His expertise includes surgical management of from benign neoplasms, metastases and malignant brain tumors.
Cervical Spine Disease
Dr. Hawasli specializes and is fellowship-trained in disorders of the cervical spine. His expertise includes treatment of cervical spondylosis, cervical disc herniation, cervical myelopathy, cervical spondylolisthesis, cervical radiculopathy, cervical deformity, craniocervical junction diseases, atalantoaxial instability, fractures, spinal cord injuries and tumors of the cervical spine. He utilizes the latest treatments including artificial disc operations and spinal reconstructions.
Complex Spine Surgery
As a fellow-ship trained spine surgeon, Dr. Hawasli offers a wide range of complex spine surgery options to patients who require advanced neurosurgical care. Following conservative treatments, Dr. Hawasli designs complex spine operations to directly address a patient's primary symptoms and complaints. Dr. Hawasli's spinal reconstructions takes into account regions of spinal cord and nerve compression, spinal alignment and instability.
Dr. Hawasli is experienced in all general state-of-the art neurosurgical treatments ranging from spinal cord stimulators to endoscopic surgery. He provides compassionate, effective and cutting-edge treatments for the full spectrum of neurosurgical conditions.