Neurosurgery Conditions Treated

LLUMC’s Department of Neurosurgery specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of neurological diseases. Our neurosurgeons treat a wide range of conditions including:

•    Adult spinal deformity
•    Acoustic neuroma
•    Brain Aneurysm
•    Back and neck pain
•    Chiari malformation/syringomyelia
•    Chondrosarcoma
•    Ewing Sarcoma
•    Osteosarcoma
•    Brain Tumors
•    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
•    Craniosynostosis
•    Epilepsy
•    Hydrocephalus
•    Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders
•    Spina Bifida
•    Spinal Cord Injury
•    Spinal Cord Tumor
•    Spinal Stenosis
•    Stroke
•    Tethered Cord Syndrome
•    Trigeminal Neuralgia
•    Ulnar Nerve Compression
•    Brain Vascular malformations (AVM)

Spine Procedures
We perform a wide range of minimally invasive and open spine procedures, including:

  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACD&F)
  • Cervical laminectomy with or without fusion
  • Cervical and lumbar artificial disc replacement
  • Lumbar laminectomy and discectomy
  • Lumbar fusion, including anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF), and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)

Cranial Procedures
The most common procedures we perform related to the scalp, skull, and brain include:

Endovascular Procedures

  • Carotid artery stenting for carotid stenosis
  • Coiling of cerebral aneurysms
  • Embolization of arteriovenous malformations

Peripheral Nerve Procedures

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Peroneal nerve decompression
  • Ulnar nerve decompression