1700 SW 7th Street, Topeka, Kansas 66606-1690      785-295-8000
St. Francis Health Center
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Topeka Neurosurgery at St. Francis

Our neurosurgeons work in partnership with their physician colleagues in other disciplines to offer expertise in a substantial range of neurosurgical conditions. They are aided by outstanding, highly skilled support staff and state-of-the-art technology and techniques.

Three board-certified neurosurgeons and five friendly, knowledgeable staff members are available for your neurosurgical needs. Referrals are made through your primary care physician or other medical provider. 

John Ebeling, M.D.

Dr. Ebeling has provided neurosurgical services in Topeka
since 1992. He is board certified with a fellowship in
spinal instrumentation.

David Fritz, M.D.

Dr. Fritz practiced in Kansas City before coming to
Topeka in 2003. He is board certified with special
training in microsurgeries.

Craig Yorke, M.D.

Dr. Yorke is board certified and has practiced in Topeka
for many years He currently consults pations in the
office several days per week.

 Monica Heart, APRN




















Our Services

-Neurosurgical evaluation upon referral from a medical
-Microscopic spinal surgery
-Cervical spine surgery
-Thoracic and lumbar spine surgery
-Removal of brain and spinal tumors
-Ulnar nerve repair
-Carpal tunnel surgery 


New patient appointments are made by referral of your medical provider. This allows for medical screening to evaluate the need for a surgical consultation. Before seeing the neurosurgeon, your medical provider will order film studies to be available for evaluation during your first appointment.

Family Members  

A family member is welcome during your consultation. However, children should be accompanied by an adult who can watch them in the waiting area during your appointment.

Outreach Services Available

Council Grove

Appointments available by physician referral.