Dr. Wilson T Asfora, MD



Neurosurgery     -  South Dakota,  Sioux Falls

 Overview

Dr. Wilson T Asfora, MD works in Sioux Falls, South Dakota is a specialist in Neurosurgery and graduated St Raphaels Hospital Yale University in 1981. Dr. Asfora is affiliated with Sanford Usd Medical Center, Sioux Falls Surgical Hospital and practicing for 42 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

 Conditions

  • Acute Urinary Retention
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Amniotomy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Dystonia 3, Torsion, X - Linked
  • Elbow Or Upper Arm Arthritis
  • Eosinophilia Myalgia Syndrome
  • Food Additive Allergy - Annatto
  • Food Allergy - Codfish
  • Functional Hemispherectomy
  • Functional Movement Screening
  • Helminthosporium Fungus Allergy
  • Implanon® Placement
  • Isolaz System Acne Treatment
  • IV Sedation
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint X-Ray
  • Lattice Corneal Dystrophy, Type 1
  • Multiple Injuries
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Congenital, Type 1C
  • Mycobacterial Infections
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Pediatric AIDS
  • Pediatric Chronic Infection
  • Pediatric Dermatologic Disorders
  • Pediatric Thoracic Disorders
  • Pediatric Voiding
  • Pelvic Support Problems
  • Pneumatic Dilations (PD)
  • Recurring Pneumonia
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Sinus Node Disease
  • Surgical Mesh Removal
  • Syndactyly
  • The treatment of complicated hypertension
  • Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA)
  • Women's Health Rehabilitation
  • Woodworker's Lung

 Procedures

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Fracture
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 42

 State License

  • South Dakota

 Spoken Languages

  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Internship Hospital


St Raphaels Hospital Yale University

New Haven, CT, USA

Year completed: 1981

Medical School


University Fed De Pernambuco Recife

Brazil
Graduated: 1977

Fellowship Hospital


Mass Genl Hospital Harvard University

Boston, MA, USA

Year completed: 1987

Residency Hospitals


Matarazzo Hospital

Sao Paulo, Brazil
Year completed: 1978

 Awards

1   ACS
2   CNS
3   AANS
4   Mass Med Soc
5   RCPS

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Sanford Neurosurgery and Spine

1210 West 18th Street Suite 104
South Dakota (SD)
Sioux Falls,
57104

  (605) 328-8660
Office Volume:    40 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    Yes

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Sanford Neurosurgery and Spine, 1210 West 18th Street Suite 104, Sioux Falls, South Dakota (SD), 57104




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Accord
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • GEHA
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • Medico
  • Navigate POS
  • Old Surety Life Insurance CompanyMedicare
  • Old Surety Life Insurance CompanyMedicare MCR
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • Principal Life
  • Thrivent Financial
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

* Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

 Affiliated Hospitals


Sanford Usd Medical Center photo


Sanford Usd Medical Center

1305 West 18th Street Po Box 5039 South Dakota SD, Sioux Falls, 57117

Sanford Usd Medical Center is a hospital located in Sioux Falls, SD. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 8 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 13 of 14 procedures.






Sioux Falls Surgical Hospital

910 East 20th Street South Dakota SD, Sioux Falls, 57105

he Sioux Falls Surgical Center (SFSC) was organized in October 1985 to provide same day surgery for its patients. "Same day surgery" patients are admitted, receive treatment and are discharged the same day.In October 1996, the Surgical Center expanded its services to include a Recovery Care departme...


 (605) 334-6730



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