Dr. Wilson T. Asfora, MD, FRCSC, FACS, Neurosurgeon, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104
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Dr. Wilson T. Asfora, MD, FRCSC, FACS, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104

Dr. Wilson T. Asfora, MD, FRCSC, FACS, is a fellowship-trained, board certified Neurosurgeon with Sanford Spine Center. Dr. Asfora actively seeks to help pediatric and adult patients recover from conditions such as seizure disorders, Parkinson's Disease, Spasticity, spine surgery, and more. Dr. Asfora's experience in neurosurgery has taken him around the world to practice in locations that included England, Canada, Brazil, and right here in the United States.

Sanford Neurosurgery provides leading surgical care and treatment for patients with brain, spine and nerve conditions, disease, and injury. Our team of highly experienced neurosurgeons specialize in complex spinal and cranial procedures, peripheral nerve disease, radiosurgery, pediatric neurosurgery and functional neurosurgery. We use the latest in technology and techniques and provide full consultative services for referring physicians. Conditions we treat include back/neck problems, carpal tunnel, pediatric, aneurysms, vascular malformations, brain and spinal cord tumors, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, spinal laminectomy and fusions.

Type of Spine Care Professional

  • Neurosurgeon

Areas of Expertise

Conditions
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Injuries
  • Brain Tumors
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccydynia
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Dizziness and balance disorders
  • Dystonia
  • Extremity Dysfunction / Pain
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Drop
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Gait disorders
  • Head Injury
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament strain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Pain And Seizure Disorder
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumors
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral subluxation
Treatments
  • ALIF (anterior lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Cervical
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Lumbar
  • Axial Lumbar Interbody Fusion (AxiaLIF)
  • BMP
  • Back Surgery
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Bracing
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrovascular Sugery
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Coccygectomy
  • Discectomy
  • Dynamic lumbar stabilization
  • Electrotherapy, e.g. TENS
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Microdiscectomy / microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • PLIF (posterior lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Pain Implant Surgery
  • Pain Pumps
  • Pediatric Spine Treatments - Non-Surgical
  • Pediatric Spine Treatments - Surgical
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Decompression
  • Radiosurgery
  • Sacroiliac joint fusion
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Surgery For Parkinson’s Disease
  • Surgery For Spine Lesions
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • X-STOP
  • XLIF (lateral lumbar interbody fusion)

Languages

Languages Spoken: English

Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgeons
  • Board Certified, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Canada
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Professional Distinctions

  • General Neurosurgery Fellowship, University of California San Francisco
  • Radiosurgery Fellowship, Harvard University at Massachusetts General Hospital

Professional Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association
  • Brazilian Northeast Neurosurgical Society
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons (1989-1991)
  • American Medical Association
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • South Dakota State Medical Association
  • American Board of Neurological Surgeons, Diplomat
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons - Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • North American Spine Society
  • National Association of Spine Specialists
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American College of Pediatrics
  • International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society