What is Neurosurgery?

Neurological disorders affect the nervous system, consisting of the brain, skull, spinal cord, spinal column and all peripheral nerves. Some conditions requiring neurosurgery that are treated by Neurosurgical Associates are:

  • Tumors of the brain and spinal cord
  • Cerebral aneurysms
  • Head and spinal trauma
  • Degenerative spine disease including herniated discs and spinal stenosis
  • Spinal instability requiring spinal fusion & instrumentation
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar nerve entrapment
  • Trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm & vascular compression syndromes
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Cerebral hemorrhage
  • Stroke
  • Repair of skull defects
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Brain abscess & infectious conditions
  • Spinal fluid leaks & fistulas
  • AVM's & other vascular anomalies