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Neurosurgical Services

Longtown Medical Park
4381 South Eason Boulevard
Suite 302, Third Floor
Tupelo, Mississippi, 38801

Phone (662) 377-5700
Fax (662) 377-5720

Click here for Driving Directions

Medical Staff

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Carl Bevering III, M.D.: Earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., and received his medical training at the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City. He completed his general surgery internship and neurosurgery residency at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. Dr. Bevering is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

Dr. Hunt Bobo picture

R. Hunt Bobo, M.D.: Received a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from Tulane University in New Orleans, La., and completed his medical training at Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and neurosurgery residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, where he also served as chief resident. Dr. Bobo completed a neuro-oncology fellowship at Veterans Administration Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y. He is board certified in neurological surgery. Dr. Bobo is a member of the Southern Neurological Society and a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Louis Rosa photo

Louis Rosa, III, M.D.: Received his medical training at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Following a surgical internship at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Dr. Rosa returned to Georgetown University School of Medicine for his neurosurgery residency. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

Dr. Elbert White photo

Elbert White, M.D.: Received his medical degree at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He completed residency training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Veterans Administration Hospital, both in Jackson.

Dawn Frans, Nurse Practitioner photo

Dawn Frans, CFNP: Earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus and a master's degree as a family nurse practitioner from Delta State University in Cleveland. A resident of Amory, Frans graduated from Kossuth High School and earned her associate's degree in nursing from Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville.

Office Hours

Our clinic is open Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Appointments

Patients must be physician referred. New patient appointments may be made through your primary care provider. Every effort will be made to provide the earliest possible appointment for the convenience of the patient. If you are an established patient, you may contact our office at (662)377-5700 during office hours to schedule or reschedule an appointment.

If you are unable to keep your appointment, please cancel as far in advance as possible. Another patient who can be booked into the open time will be grateful for your thoughtfulness.

NMMC Spine Center

Our neurosurgeons staff the NMMC Spine Center, which treats chronic back and neck pain. For more information, click here.

After Hours Care

If you have health care questions after hours, please call Nurse Link® at 1-800-882-6274. If you have a health care emergency, please call 9-1-1 or visit the nearest Emergency Department.

Services Offered

  • Diagnostic radiology

Conditions Treated

Neurosurgical conditions treated include primarily brain, spinal cord, vertebral column and peripheral nerve disorders of adults (age 16 and up).

Diseases include:

  • Spinal disc herniation – cervical, thoracic and lumbar
  • Spinal stenosis and spondylosis
  • Spinal cord and vertebral column trauma
  • Tumors of the spine, spinal cord and peripheral nerves
  • Traumatic injuries of peripheral nerves
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar neuropathy
  • Chiari malformations
  • Hydrocephalus, adult (normal pressure hydrocephalus)
  • Head trauma (brain hemorrhages, skull fractures, etc.)
  • Brain tumors primary and metastatic tumors of the pituitary, meninges, and brain parenchyma
  • Operative management of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke
  • Pharmacological resistant epilepsy
  • Malformations of the nervous system
  • Vascular malformations (i.e., arteriovenous malformations, venous angiomas, cavernous angiomas, capillary telangectasias) of the brain and spinal cord
  • Assistance with the elective treatment options for cerebral aneurysms
  • Baclofen pumps for spasticity
  • Vagus nerve stimulators

Patient Satisfaction

Patient satisfaction and quality of care are important at all North Mississippi Medical Clinics locations. The physicians and staff work to address patient complaints in a timely manner and to improve the service provided to patients.


Patients or their representatives who have a complaint or would like to express concerns about their care and safety while in the clinic or who have a compliment to share may contact Careline at (662) 377-2273 or e-mail www.nmhs.net/contactus.php.

North Mississippi Medical Clinics is affiliated with North Mississippi Health Services.