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Dr. Cynthia Africk, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.0 (41)
Map Pin Small Pinehurst, NC
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Cynthia Africk, MD

Dr. Cynthia Africk, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Pinehurst, NC. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and is affiliated with FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital. Dr. Africk, completed a residency at University of Illinois. Patients rated Dr. Africk an average 3.0 star rating.

Dr. Africk works at Practice in Pinehurst, NC with other offices in Sanford, NC. They frequently treat conditions like Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve), Back Pain and Intervertebral Disc Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Africk's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Firsthealth Neurosurgery
    10 AVIEMORE DR, Pinehurst, NC 28374 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (910) 715-8700
  2. 2
    Firsthealth Interventional Pain Medicine Sanford
    2919 Beechtree Dr Ste 3300, Sanford, NC 27330 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (919) 708-7910

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  • FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Back Pain
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Intervertebral Disc Disease

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Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Back Pain
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Herniated Disc
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Upper Back Pain
Brain Surgery
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Neuroplasty
Spinal Fusion
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Broken Neck
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Neck Pain
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Cranial Trauma
Gait Abnormality
Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Arterial Line Insertion
Carpal Tunnel Release
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Conscious Sedation
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Frameless Stereotactic Surgery
Lumbar Puncture
Neck Surgery
Neurolytic Nerve Block
Spine Surgery
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    About Dr. Cynthia Africk, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1841210515
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • American College Of Surgeons
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Illinois
    Residency
    Internship
    • Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Ca
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. Cynthia Africk, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Africk is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Africk has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Africk has seen patients for Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve), Back Pain and Intervertebral Disc Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Africk on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    41 patients have reviewed Dr. Africk. The overall rating for this provider is 3.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Africk.

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