Our Neurosurgical Services

Loma Linda University Medical Center’s Department of Neurosurgery offers a wide range of surgical options for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with disorders of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. 

We specialize in:

  • Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  • Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Movement Disorder Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

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