William R. Stetler, Jr., MD | CNSA Physician | Neurosurgeon & Spine Specialist in Charlotte NC

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My Locations

Huntersville/Lake Norman

William R. Stetler, Jr., MD

Special Interests

  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Disorders
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Treatment of Stroke
  • Vascular Neurosurgeon


Neuroendovascular Surgery Fellowship: University of Florida

Neuroendovascular Surgery Fellowship: University of Michigan

Residency: University of Michigan

Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

Affiliations & Memberships

Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Joint Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery, American Heart Association Stroke Council



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