Referral Doctors

Referral Information

“Thank you for the rapid care and treatment of my problem. I highly recommend Dr. Schlesinger to all my friends.” – James M.

Why Refer to Legacy Spine and Neurological Specialists?


From minimally invasive spinal injection procedures and conservative modes of therapy to state-of-the art minimally invasive neurosurgery, our experienced team offers comprehensive care for patients with spinal injuries, disorders, or peripheral nerve damage and certain conditions of the brain including vast expertise in Trigeminal Neuralgia.

We offer the full-spectrum of services, including state-of-the-art MRI and a premier physical therapy program that walks patients through every stage of recovery.


Dr. Scott Schlesinger has been certified by The American Board of Neurological Surgery in 1996, and is currently a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and The American Medical Association, North American Spine Society, American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. He has taught medical students in the art and science of neurosurgery for more than 20 years and currently is developing and teaching other spine and neurological surgeons the most advanced MIS fusion procedure — the MIGLIF. He has practiced conservative oriented neurosurgery in private practice in Little Rock since 1992.

Dr. Kelli Schlesinger is a board certified adult neurologist who offers specialized training in diagnosing, treating, and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system.

Dr. Elizabeth Sullivan is a board certified adult neurologist with special interests in EMG, nerve conduction, Botox, and neuro-ultrasound. She holds subspecialty board certifications in clinical neurophysiology from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and in EMG from the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Dr. Rebecca Jones is a board certified adult neurologist who offers treatment of a broad range of neurological conditions.

Learn more about our physicians here.


We offer 4 convenient ways to refer patients to our clinic:

We will make every effort to get your referral seen within 3 business days for urgent neurosurgery evaluations; 1–2 weeks for direct spinal injection referrals and 1 – 2 weeks for neurology referrals. Emergency referrals should be made by calling 501.400.3168.

CALL (501) 661-0077
FAX (501) 664-2749


Please note that we accept direct referrals for interventional spinal procedures (Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections, Cervical Epidural Steroid Injections, Lumbar Facet Injections and Cervical Facet Injections). If you feel that your patient is unlikely to have a surgical spine condition but needs conservative care, please make a direct referral for the desired procedure. We will review the records and prepare the patient for the procedure over the phone. If conservative care fails for any reason we are happy to see your patient for a full comprehensive neurological evaluation.

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!