143 Joe Knox Avenue
Suite 200 Mooresville, NC 28117


By Appointment Only | Important Directions: (within the Foot & Ankle Associates)

From 1-77 North:

  • Take exit 35 and turn left onto Brawley School Rd.
  • Turn right onto Williamson Rd
  • Turn left onto Plantation Ridge Dr.
  • At the roundabout, take the first right to continue on Plantation Ridge Dr.
  • Turn left onto Joe Knox Ave.
  • 143 Joe Knox Avenue Suite 200 (within the Foot & Ankle Associates).

From 1-77 South:

  • Take exit 36 and turn right onto Hwy. 150.
  • Turn left onto Williamson Rd.
  • Turn right onto Joe Knox Ave.
  • 143 Joe Knox Avenue Suite 200 (within the Foot & Ankle Associates).


Main Line - (704) 831-4100


Main fax - (704) 831-4105

Referral fax (neurosurgery/physiatry) - (704) 831-2803

Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of brain, spine and peripheral nerve disorders including:

Spine Disorders & Injuries

Disc Replacement Therapy
Minimally Invasive Cervical & Lumbar Spine Surgery
(Microendoscopic Discectomy - MED)
Minimally Invasive Laminectomy
Spinal Reconstruction Surgery
Spinal Fusion
Treatment of Congenital Spinal Malformations

Rehabilitation For Brain Injuries & Disorders 

Disability Management
Spasticity/Dystonia Management (Including Botulinum Toxin Injections) 
Behavior Management 
Concussion Test
Sports-Related Concussion Management
EMG/NCV to Evaluate for Nerve & Muscle Disorders 

Spine-Related Physiatry

Limited but Necessary Medications 
EMG/NCV to Evaluate for Nerve & Muscle Disorders 
Therapeutic & Diagnostic Spinal Injections 
Management of Workers’ Compensation Injuries 
Surgical Referrals as Needed

Brain Tumor Treatment

Phase I, II & III Clinical Trials
Stereotactic Radiosurgery (Novalis Radiosurgery System)
Intraoperative Electrocoticography (Brain Mapping)
Convection Enhanced Delivery (CED) Protocols
Gliasite Radiation Therapy System
Transsphenoidal Surgery (Pituitary Tumors)

Movement Disorders

Pallidotomies & Thalamic Stimulator
Radiofrequency Rhizolysis
Microvascular Decompression
Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Implantation & Management

Vascular Disorders

Neuro-Endovascular Surgery
Angioplasty & Stenting
Carotid Endarterectomy
Vascular Reconstruction
Brain Revascularization

Peripheral Nerve Disorders 

Carpal Tunnel Surgery (Endoscopic & Open)
Nerve Transposition & Nerve Tumors 
Repair of Nerve Injuries

Pediatric Neurosurgery

& Adult Disorders

Frameless Stereotactic Procedures (Brain Tumors)
Endoscopic Strip Craniectomy (Craniosynostosis)
Cranial Banding (Abnormal Head Shapes)
Selective Dorsal Rhizotomies (Spasticity)
Endoscopic Intracranial Procedures for Drainage of Cysts, Biopsy of Tumors, & Placement and/or Revision of Shunts for Hydrocephalus
Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy 
Chiari Decompression Syringomyelia Management


Temporal Lobectomy
Resection of Small Seizure-Inducing Foci
Corpus Callosotomy
Advanced Brain Mapping
Vagal Nerve Stimulator

Physicians at this Location

Daniel P. Leas, MD
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John M. Lesher, MD, MPH
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Joseph P. Zuhosky, MD
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