Dr. Michael  Polinsky, MD

Dr. Michael Polinsky, MD

Neurosurgeon at The Brain and Spine Center at St. Luke's Hospital

Meet Dr. Michael Polinsky, MD

Dr. Polinsky is a board-certified neurosurgeon with the Brain and Spine Center at St. Luke's Hospital.

He treats surgical conditions affecting the brain and spine, such as degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, tumors of the brain and spine, brain hemorrhage, hydrocephalus, and epilepsy.

Dr. Polinsky at a Glance

  • Dr. Polinsky has over a decade and a half of experience at the Brain and Spine Center.
  • He is determined to meet each patient with an individually tailored treatment plan.

Talk to Dr. Polinsky about your back or neck pain today.

Dr. Polinsky is a member of The Brain and Spine Center at St. Luke's Hospital

Directions to our primary location in

Chesterfield, MO

How Dr. Michael Polinsky, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Accident and Injury Care
  • Acute and Chronic Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Injuries
  • Brain Tumors
  • Brain and Spinal Tumors
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Drop
  • Gait disorders
  • Head Injury
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Leg Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Thoracic Spinal Disorders
  • Trauma


  • ALIF: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • Back Surgery
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Discectomy
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Ergonomics and posture
  • Exercise
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • PLIF: Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Posterior Cervical Decompression
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Radiosurgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Disc Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Upper Back Surgery

What Patients are Saying About Dr. Michael Polinsky, MD

  • "I don't have words to describe how thankful I am for Dr. Polinsky!! If it hadn't been for him doing my dads spine surgery in January, he wouldn't have lived as long as he did. It was a risky surgery due to my dads poor health, but Dr. Polinsky took on the challenge and saved my dads life! I am forever grateful for what you did that day!"
    — Amy, HealthGrades.com Review
  • "Great bedside manner; never felt rushed."
    — Jim, HealthGrades.com Review

Accolades for Dr. Michael Polinsky, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • St. Louis Best Doctors, Neurological Surgery, 2007 - 2011

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurosurgeons (AANS)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Michael Polinsky, MD

232 S. Woods Mill Road
Suite 400 East
Chesterfield, MO 63017
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Primary Location:

232 S. Woods Mill Road
Suite 400 East
Chesterfield, MO 63017


Monday: 8:30 - 4:30
Tuesday: 8:30 - 4:30
Wednesday: 8:30 - 4:30
Thursday: 8:30 - 4:30
Friday: 8:30 - 4:30

The Brain and Spine Center at St. Luke's Hospital

Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurance Providers Accepted

Profile last updated: February 12, 2018. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.