It does not sound like the pain is originating from your neck. You need a thorough physical examination by an expert in neurological testing to determine where the pain and numbness is originating from. The only way you should consider neck surgery is to have a selective nerve root block (see website) and have two hours of relief of your symptoms.
Donald Corenman, MD, DC is a highly-regarded spine surgeon, considered an expert in the area of neck and back pain. Trained as both a Medical Doctor and Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Corenman earned academic appointments as Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and his research on spine surgery and rehabilitation has resulted in the publication of multiple peer-reviewed articles and two books.