Stefano M. Sinicropi, M.D., F.A.A.O.S. Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Serving as the President and CEO of Midwest Spine & Brain Institute

Stefano M. Sinicropi

“I was miserable for five years before I found Midwest Spine & Brain Institute. All that pain could’ve been avoided. Dr. Sinicropi and the team at Midwest Spine & Brain Institute saved my life.”
-Harlan, ACDF Surgery

Over 9,000 spinal procedures performed since 2006


Voted 2015 – 2023 Top Doctor

Voted 2016 – 2023 Top Doctor


Voted 2015 Top Doctor: Rising Star


Selected as one of America’s leading minimally invasive spine surgeons

Selected as a top spine surgeon by The Best Docs.

Stefano M. Sinicropi, M.D. | F.A.A.O.S.

President, Midwest Spine & Brain Institute

With numerous years of experience and thousands of surgeries completed, Dr. Sinicropi consistently incorporates new advancements in motion-sparing and minimally invasive techniques, resulting in enhanced patient outcomes while improving patient recovery, reducing pain, and increasing mobility for spinal procedures, including disc replacements, spinal decompressions, and spinal fusions.

Dr. Sinicropi values the opportunity to treat his patients, forming connections with them outside their condition. He understands that spine surgery will disrupt someone’s life and calls his ability to help a privilege.

Dr. Stefano Sinicropi is known nationally as an expert in spine surgery. He is a Board-Certified orthopedic spine surgeon, completing his medical degree and residency at Columbia University, followed by a fellowship at the prestigious Leatherman Spine. He currently serves as the President and CEO of Midwest Spine & Brain Institute.

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Care Team:


“There are so many factors that go into how patients manage their conditions. I take that into account when tailoring a treatment plan for them.”


  • Undergraduate: Fordham University – Rose Hill Campus, New York, NY
  • Medical School: Columbia University – College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, M.D. Degree
  • Post-Graduate: Harrison L. McLaughlin Trauma Training Fellowship (Columbia University), Combined Orthopaedics Residence Program
  • Post-Doctoral Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery (Columbia University), New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Chief Resident – Orthopaedic Surgery (Columbia University), New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Fellowship: Leatherman Spine Fellowship, Spine Institute/University of Louisville


  • American Board Orthopaedic Surgery – 2008; 2018


  • Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
  • Wisconsin Board of Medical Examiners

Professional Affiliations:

  • Fellow of the American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Minnesota Medical Association
  • Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society
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