About Jonathan D Chilton

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.


Medical School
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Georgetown University Hospital

Certifications & Memberships

Am Bd Neurological Surgery - Status: Certified



Languages Spoken


Procedures & Conditions

Neurosurgery, Discectomy , Laminectomy , Laminotomy , Laminoplasty , Spine Fusion , Spine Instrumentation , Spinal Cord Tumors , Craniotomy , Microvascular Decompression , Percutaneous Balloon Compression, Carpal / Ulnar Nerve Release , Gamma Knife Radiosurgery


Neurological Surgery

Office Locations

Midwest Neuroscience Institute
2330 East Meyer Boulevard, Ste 411
Kansas City, MO 64132
Phone: (816) 363-2500
Fax: (816) 361-4500