Our Specialists

Scott Schlesinger MD

Since 1992, Dr. Schlesinger, an Arkansas native, has been integral in the national and international development of outpatient and minimally invasive spine surgery techniques. Specializing in Trigeminal Neuralgia surgery, Dr. Schlesinger works diligently to provide his patients the very best neurosurgery and spine care treatments.

American Board of Neurological Surgery

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois,
Lausanne, Switzerland

University of Texas Health Sciences Center,
Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX

University of Texas Health Sciences Center,
Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences,
Little Rock, AR


Top 10 Neurological Surgeon Specialist by Vitals
AR Times 2010 Best Neurosurgeons
Best 2014 Little Rock Surgeon
2016 Innovation Hero for the MIG-LIF Procedure
AY's 2016 Best Healthcare Professionals
Vitals 2016 Patient's Choice Award
Vitals 5-Year Honoree, Patient's Choice Award
AY's 2017 Best Healthcare Professionals
AY Magazine’s 2018 Best Neurosurgeon
Arkansas Life Top Doctors 2018
AY's 2018 Best Healthcare Professionals
AR Democrat Gazette's 2018 Best of the Best Neurosurgeon
Money and Politics 2018 Face of Neurosurgery
Vitals 2018 Patient's Choice Award (5 years running)
AY's 2019 Best Healthcare Professionals
AR Democrat Gazette's 2019 Best of the Best Neurosurgeon



Update as of 3/23/2020


The physicians of Legacy Spine and Neurological Specialists are fully committed to continuing to offer care to all our patients in the safest possible manner for our staff and all our patients, as well as all the entire population of our state, during this unprecedented healthcare crisis our nation is facing at this time.   Social distancing is the most important method of trying to slow the spread of this pandemic. Therefore starting 3/23/2020 we are closed. You may call 501-661-0077 or continue to our website and use our securing messaging system.


As of 3/30/202 we will offer Telehealth consultations for new and existing patients in accordance with the requests of President Trump and Governor Hutchinson.   We will do the very best we can To arrive at a diagnosis and treatment plan for your issues via Telehealth. Most non urgent in person care will be explained and planned for but delayed until the social distancing is no longer appropriate for your condition. We will be offering in person care for only for limited urgent issues including selected spinal And cranial procedures.


Our MRI will be used with the greatest of preventative caution and in strict adherence of social distancing for our patients and staff.


Please be patient with any inconveniences during this period of time. We hope that all will join us in prayer for a full recovery for all Across the entire world afflicted with the Covid 19 and that we will this invisible war ASAP, and for the souls of those who have lost the battle!   God Bless America and the World!