Jonathan D Chilton, MD

Jonathan Chilton, MD is an accomplished neurosurgeon who has been practicing in Kansas City for 20 years. Dr. Chilton received his Masters in Public Health degree from Columbia University in New York City. He subsequently attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York. He completed his neurosurgery residency at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. in 1988 including training in pediatric neurosurgery at Childrens Hospital National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., training in neuropathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Neuropathology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and training at the Atkinson Morleys Hospital in London, England. He completed board certification in neurosurgery in 1991 (Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgeons). Dr. Chilton is the Director of the Midwest Gamma Knife Center, which was the first dedicated cranial radiosurgery facility in the five state Midwest region (over 1600 patients treated to date). He has been chairman of the Department of Surgery at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, MO., a major tertiary care referral hospital. Dr. Chilton is an active member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgery and the American Medical Association. He has subspecialty interests and expertise in many areas including: brain tumor surgery (benign and malignant tumors), spine tumor surgery (benign and malignant tumors), Gamma Knife radiosurgery, degenerative disc disease (cervical and lumbar), complex spine surgery (degenerative spine disease, degenerative scoliosis, spinal instrumentation and reconstruction), peripheral nerve surgery (carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuropathy), trigeminal neuralgia, cranio-cerebral trauma, spine traumA Dr. Chilton is currently the senior partner at Midwest Neurosurgery Associates, a well respected, four-member private practice neurosurgery group serving greater metropolitan Kansas City and rural communities in Missouri and Kansas within a 150 mile radius.

Physician Rating

Recommendation Rating 4.5
32 reviews

Exam Thorough: 4.4 Provider Answers: 4.5 Provider Concern: 4.5 Wait Reasonable: 4.3

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Medical Education & Training

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Residency: Georgetown University Hospital
Specialty Board Certifications: Am Bd Neurological Surgery - Status: Certified

Procedures and Conditions

Discectomy , Laminectomy , Laminotomy , Laminoplasty , Spine Fusion , Spine Instrumentation , Spinal Cord Tumors , Craniotomy , Microvascular Decompression , Percutaneous Balloon Compression, Carpal / Ulnar Nerve Release , Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Disc Herniation , Spinal Stenosis , Degenerative Spine Disease , Spine Fractures , Spine Trauma , Spine Tumors , Head Injuries , Brain Tumor , Carpal Tunnel Syndrome , Ulnar Neuropathy , Cerebral Aneurysm , Trigeminal Neuralgia





Jonathan D Chilton, MD


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Jonathan D Chilton, MD

Office Locations

Midwest Neuroscience Institute
6420 Prospect Avenue, Ste T 411
Kansas City, MO 64132
Phone: (816) 363-2500
Fax: (816) 361-4500