The subspecialty-trained neurosurgeons at Saint Luke’s Neurological & Spine Surgery provide advanced treatments for complex neurological conditions.

Saint Luke's Neurological & Spine Surgery is a comprehensive neurosurgery program nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report. Our fellowship-trained team of neurosurgeons performs the full spectrum of elective and emergency surgical interventions for neurological conditions, including stroke; trauma; brain and spine tumors; aneurysms; Parkinson’s disease; tremor; epilepsy; and other brain and spine disorders.

As part of Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute, our neurosurgeons collaborate with some of the country’s most accomplished neuroscience specialists in neurology, neurointerventional radiology, and neurological rehabilitation. The multidisciplinary teams hold collaborative case conferences to discuss patient treatment plans.

Our team of physicians, nurse practitioners, and staff are patient-centered and firmly believe in fully educating every patient through each step of the surgery process, from the first office consultation to each post-operative visit.

To schedule a consultation, call 816-932-2700.

Choose Saint Luke’s for neurosurgery

Our subspecialty-trained team of neurosurgeons uses advanced technology to ensure our patients have access to the most innovative and effective treatments.

  • One of the first hospitals in the region to use the minimally invasive ROSA® surgical robot to treat epilepsy
  • First in the region to implant the Medtronic Percept™ deep brain stimulation system to treat tremors
  • Spine surgeons use Brainlab AIRO® intraoperative navigation to guide precise placement of instrumentation
  • First hospital in the Kansas City area to remove a brain tumor using the optical imaging agent Gleolan™

To refer a patient, call 816-932-2700.

Our Team

Our neurosurgeons are backed by a team of experienced clinicians, therapists, and nurses, including:

  • Neurotologists and audiologists
  • Pain management physicians
  • Physical therapists
  • Neuropsychiatrists and neuropsychologists
  • Neuro-anesthesia specialists
  • Social workers
  • Critical care physicians
  • Advanced practice providers
  • Neuroscience certified nurses
  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians


Carlos Antonio Bagley, MD

Neurological Surgery

Jonathan D Breshears, MD

Neurological Surgery

Yifei Duan, MD

Neurological Surgery

Gurpreet S Gandhoke, MD

Neurological Surgery

Bartosz T Grobelny, MD

Neurological Surgery

Rachel C Arrow, RN, APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Kaitlyn Claire Demuth, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Kari Semmes PA-C, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Jamie Lauren Sloan, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Kevin J Watson, PA-C

Physician Assistant


Saint Luke's Neurological & Spine Surgery

Saint Luke's Neurological & Spine Surgery

Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City

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May. 31, 2023
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KMBC: Local Woman Diagnosed with a Brain Tumor While Pregnant Thanks Surgeon at Saint Luke's One Year Later
Morgan Boyer, 28, is celebrating the one-year anniversary of her successful brain surgery - and no signs of regrowth - after finding out she had a brain tumor while only 27 weeks pregnant with her first child.