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Neurosurgery

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Neurosurgery

Neurological surgery, also called neurosurgery, is the branch of medicine that provides both operative and nonoperative management of disorders that affect the central and peripheral nervous systems, including their supportive structures and vascular supply, and the operative management of pain.

Conditions We Treat

Your doctor may recommend surgery to treat a variety of brain and spine conditions, including:

  • Brain swelling due to trauma
  • Epilepsy that isn’t responsive to medicine
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Infections in the brain and spine
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Pediatric diseases, such as Chiari malformation, craniosynotosis or scoliosis
  • Peripheral nerve disorders, like carpal tunnel
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Tumors in the brain

Procedures We Perform

  • Craniocervical junction surgery
  • Endoscopic craniosynostosis surgery
  • Endovascular neurosurgery
  • General neurosurgery
  • Minimally invasive neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical oncology
  • Transthoracic spine surgery
  • Vascular neurosurgery


Doctors
  1. Charles Szabo, MD
    Epilepsy Neurology
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  2. Christopher Topel, DO
    Neurology Vascular Neurology
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  3. Ian Mcdougall, MD
    Neurosurgery
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