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Neurosurgery Services

Our Services:

Our Division provides state-of-the-art management for the following neurosurgical disorders:

Brain:

  • Primary and metastatic tumors:
    • Stereotactic biopsy
    • Excision of brain tumors with frameless neuronavigation
    • Pituitary tumors with microscopic or endoscopic approach
    • Cerebellopontine angle tumors including acustic neuromas (vestibular schwannomas)
    • Placement of Ommaya reservoirs for chemotherapy
  • Vascular malformations
    • Excision of cavernoma
    • Resection of arteriovenous malformation with or without embolization
    • Moya-Moya disease
  • Stroke
    • Extracranial-Intracranial bypass
    • Decompressive hemicraniectomy for stroke emergency
  • Brain Aneurysms (simple and complex) with use of intraoperative ICG fluorescence
  • Hydrocephalus
    • Ventriculoperitoneal, cystoperitoneal and lumboperitoneal shunts
    • Revision of implanted shunts
    • Replacement or removal of shunts
  • Traumatic Brain Injury:
    • Decompressive craniectomy
    • Neurocritical care including intracranial pressure monitoring
    • Craniofacial deformity including repair of skull defects
    • Skull fracture repairs
    • CSF leak repairs
  • Skull and orbit tumors

Spine:

  • Degenerative spine:
    • Cervical, thoracic and lumbar foraminotomy
    • Anterior diskectomy and fusion (ACDF)
    • Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF)
    • Posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF)
    • Transforaminal interbody fusion (TLIF)
    • Posterior occipitocervical fusion
    • Anterior-Posterior spine stabilization procedures (360)
    • Kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty procedures
    • Laminectomy and diskectomy
    • Failed back syndrome
  • Spine trauma: We provide care to all acute neurosurgical emergencies of the spine
    in the area including
    • Spinal cord injury
    • Traumatic fractures of the spine
    • Halo placement
    • Intraoperative reduction of subluxations of the spine (cervical, thoracic or lumbar)
  • Spinal cord tumors
    • Laminectomy with biopsy of spinal cord tumor
    • Laminectomy with excision of spinal cord tumor
    • Vertebrectomy and stabilization
    • Intraoperative neuronavigation for resection of spinal cord tumors
  • Spinal deformity
  • Other spinal cord lesions
    • Laminectomy with cyst or syrinx drainage
  • Pain
    • Electronic analysis of programmable pumps including replacements
    • Percutaneous placement of neurostimulators

Peripheral Nerve:

  • Nerve compression: carpal tunnel release, ulnar nerve decompression (Guyon and elbow compression neuropathies), brachial plexus injury
  • Nerve tumors: excision of nerve tumors, intraoperative neuromonitoring and neurostimulation

Pediatric Neurosurgery:

  • Hydrocephalus
    • Placement of shunts
    • Neuroendoscopy: Third ventriculostomy, ventriculocisternostomy
    • Treatment of complex hydrocephalus
  • Congenital anomalies of the spine
    • Meningocele repair
    • Tethered cord release
    • Encephalocele repair
  • Craniosynostosis repair