Our Pediatric Neurosurgery Program is one of the nation’s leading treatment programs for infants, children, and adolescents with brain, spine, and nervous system disorders. Our faculty have expertise in a broad range of structural and functional disorders of the pediatric brain, spinal cord, skull, and spinal column. They offer advanced surgical treatments, including open, endovascular, stereotactic, image-guided, minimally invasive, and endoscopic/ventriculoscopic surgery, as well as radiosurgery. Specialty areas within our Pediatric Neurosurgery Program include:
The Brachial Plexus Program is one of the most advanced and comprehensive interdisciplinary centers in the United States; it includes neurosurgeons, hand surgeons, psychiatrists, and occupational therapists.
The Brain and CNS Tumor Clinic includes pediatric neurosurgeons who work with a team of other specialists to provide the most comprehensive, compassionate care for pediatric brain and CNS tumors.
The Spasticity and Cerebral Palsy Program combines expertise in Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation to provide state-of-the-art therapies to patients with spasticity and cerebral palsy.
The Chiari Malformation Program is dedicated to the early identification and the appropriate surgical or non-surgical treatment of children with Chiari malformations.
The Craniofacial Anomalies Clinic combines the expertise of 21 medical specialties to provide care to children with abnormalities of skull development.
The Epilepsy Clinic is a comprehensive collaboration among the departments of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Pediatrics providing evaluation and treatment for children with poorly controlled epilepsy.
The Hydrocephalus Program is dedicated to the early identification and treatment of children with hydrocephalus, a condition that arises when there is an excess accumulation of fluid around the brain.
The Myelomeningocele Clinic (including in utero closure) combines expertise from the departments of Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, Orthopaedics, Urology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and other specialties to address the multiple medical needs of patients with these congenital spinal cord abnormalities.
The Vascular Anomalies Program combines the expertise of pediatric neurosurgeons, interventional radiologists, neurologists, and pediatric intensivists to treat children with abnormalities of the blood vessels in the brain and spinal cord.