Neurosurgery

Our board-certified neurosurgical physicians have extensive medical training in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions, illnesses and injuries involving the nervous system and its surrounding support structures. There is a longer period of training for neurosurgeons than any other medical specialty because of the complexity of the nervous system and its functions. Our physicians have the highest level of knowledge and mastery in the latest techniques and technologies in neurosurgery.

While our neurosurgeons are trained to perform complex surgeries in the spine and brain, often a progressive approach is prescribed involving non-surgical or conservative treatment options first. If surgery is indicated as the best solution, our physicians provide the most advanced, high-quality care available.

The various conditions involving the nervous system includes the brain, the skull, the spinal cord, the actual nerves, the bones of the spine, spinal disks as well as ligaments, blood vessels and protective coverings that offer support to the nervous system. Neurological conditions may develop from degenerative conditions, abnormal development from birth, physical or traumatic injury, infection, cancer, disorders of function (e.g. epilepsy) or other medical conditions or diseases. They can be common and life threating, such as strokes and brain tumors, or less harmful—although debilitating—such as tension headaches and sleep disorders.

Conditions treated by a Neurosurgeon:

  • Tumors of the brain, spine, spinal cord and skull;
  • Spine conditions including bulging discs, ruptured discs, slipped vertebrae, arthritic bone or fractures;
  • Nerve injuries including nerve compression, nerve injuries causing numbness or weakness in the face, arm, hand or leg;
  • Neurovascular disorders including aneurysms, strokes and vascular malformations;
  • Brain disorders including epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, hydrocephalus and malformations involving the brain from birth;
  • Traumatic brain injuries and spinal cord.

Our physicians will work with you to give you an overall view of your nervous system, the conditions that are affecting you and the best possible treatment plan to achieve the best possible outcome.