A Mission to Heal. A Passion to Help.

Ashley L. Barks, MD

Neurosurgeon

We understand the hardships that living with back or neck pain can cause. We work with each individual to get them back to their best life as quickly and safely as possible.

Ashley L. Barks, MD

Surgical Specialties

  • Degenerative, Traumatic and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Brain Tumors/Neuro-Oncology

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Via Christi Hospital
  • Wesley Medical Center

Board Certification

  • Board-Eligible, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Residency

  • Neurological Surgery - University of Illinois Health and Sciences System, Chicago, Illinois

Medical School

  • Albany Medical College, Albany, New York

College

  • University of California, Berkeley; Berkeley, California

Publications

  • Oh GS, Abol-alShaar H, Arnone GD, Barks AL, Hage ZA, Neckrysh S. “Spinal Epidural Abscess in a Patient with Piriformis Pyomyositis.” Surg Neurol Int. 2016 Nov 21;7(Supp 38):S911-S913.
  • Oh GS, Arnone GD, Abou-Al-Shaar H, Barks AL, Wong A, Charbel FT. “ Surgical Repair of Iatrogenic Transverse-Sigmoid Sinus Laceration with a Dural Flap During Skull Base Tumor Surgery: A Technical Case Report.” World Neurosurg. 2017 Oct; 106:1050.37-1050.e10.
  • Rangwala SD, Oh G, Barks AL, Nikas DC. “Intramedullary Thoracic Spine Astrocytoma Presenting as Hydrocephalus in an Infant: Case Report” Pediatric Neurosurgery. 2017; 52(5): 327-330.