The neurosurgeons of Jackson County Neurosurgery (formerly Midwest Brain, Spine and Neurology Associates) are your community doctors, serving Independence and the surrounding areas in Eastern Jackson County. We specialize in complex spine, brain and neurological procedures. Our neurosurgeons were trained in the top programs in the country and will provide you with the highest quality treatment and care. Whether you need a quick appointment or want to establish a physician relationship, we're here for you. Right down the street!
Please call (816) 833-0466 to schedule an appointment. For cancelations, please provide a 24-hour notice.
Candice McGowan, FNP-BC, is a nurse practitioner with nearly 15 years of nursing experience. Board certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center, McGowan is not only skilled at patient care, she is also highly skilled at acting as a liaison between physicians and hospitals to ensure the patients receive the highest possible level of care and optimum outcomes. This communication also provides a seamless continuum of care. Prior to becoming... More
Steven Wilkinson, MD
Steven B. Wilkinson, MD served nearly thirteen years at the University of Kansas Medical Center where he was a professor of neurological surgery. At the University of Kansas Medical Center, Dr. Wilkinson was an integral part of the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Surgery Center. Dr. Wilkinson previously served as interim chairman of the department of neurosurgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Wilkinson's post-graduate education... More