Pediatric Neurosurgery

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Pediatric Neurosurgery

U.S. News and World Report award for Neurology

Offering the latest in techniques, technology and the highest level of care in treating a wide variety of pediatric neurosurgical disorders.

Pediatric Neurosurgery at Children's Health℠ is the only pediatric program in North Texas able to offer innovative treatments and procedures in one location; including open microsurgery, gamma knife radiosurgery, MRI-guided laser ablation, endovascular neurosurgery, and minimally invasive skull base surgery. We offer around the clock coverage by dedicated pediatric neurosurgical providers, the group is inclusive of five fellowship trained, pediatric neurosurgeons and a dedicated team of advance practice providers.

Treatments and Services

  • Cerebral Angiogram
  • External Ventricular Drain
  • Craniectomy
  • Myelomeningocele repair
  • Shunt placement
  • Spinal fusion and Laminectomy
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Vascular Embolization
  • Visualase - laser ablation
  • Vagal Nerve Stimulation
  • Baclofen Pump
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Gamma Knife
  • Cyber Knife
  • Endoscopic third ventriculostomy
  • Management of complex cerebrovascular disorders
  • Management of spasticity and movement disorders
  • Surgical management of epilepsy
  • Management of complex spine trauma
  • Management of complex craniofacial anomalies
  • Management of hydrocephalus
  • Management of achondroplasia and other skeletal dysplasias
  • Minimally invasive skull-based surgery
  • Treatment of all tumors of the central nervous system
  • Management of spinal dysraphism and repair of spinal cord anomalies
  • Innovative strategies for management of Chiari malformations
  • MRI guided laser ablation
  • Neuroendoscopy
  • Transcranial Doppler

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Neurology and Neurosurgery programs in the nation

The success of our program is due to the expertise and collaborative nature of our highly experienced team. Our multidisciplinary team includes top pediatric neurosurgeons and neurologists working alongside subspecialists with pediatric expertise every step of the way. The collaboration between Children’s Medical Center Dallas and UT Southwestern Medical Center creates the only academically affiliated pediatric neurosurgical program in North Texas, elevating the care provided through research and clinical expertise and extending that level of care throughout our patient’s lifetimes.

I feel like we owe Payton's life to these doctors. They are all amazing.
Shanna, Patient parent

Meet the Care Team