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Saint Francis Adds Neurosurgical Practice and Experienced Physicians

April 1, 2016

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Cape Neurosurgical Associates as a new specialty practice to Saint Francis Medical Partners, along with neurosurgeon David G. Yingling, MD.

Located in Cape Girardeau, Cape Neurosurgical Associates provides patients with expert diagnosis and a full spectrum of surgical interventions for complicated disorders of the brain, spine and nerves. Dr. Yingling has extensive training and years of experience — performing thousands of procedures, from artificial lumbar and cervical disk implants to spinal fusions, SI joint fusions and brain tumors.

Dr. Yingling, board certified in neurological surgery, earned his medical degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, N.Y. He completed his general surgery internship, neurosurgery residency and neurosurgery chief residency — all at Albany Medical Center Hospital and Albany Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Albany, N.Y. Dr. Yingling serves as Chairman for the Department of Neurosurgery and, until recently, the Department of Surgery at Saint Francis Medical Center.

This practice joins fellow neurosurgical Medical Partners practice, Cape Spine & Neurosurgery, and its physicians Kaywan (Kev) Gamadia, DO, and Brandon J. Scott, DO.

To learn more about Cape Neurosurgical Associates, call 573-339-0900.

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