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Rady Children's Specialists

Conditions Treated

We treat a a wide variety of pediatric neurological conditions, including:

  • Brain tumors
  • Spinal cord tumors
  • Craniofacial disorders (single-sutural craniosynostosis; multi-sutural craniosynostosis; complex craniosynostosis; positional deformities — plagiocephaly)
  • Congenital disorders (Chiari malformation; encephalocele)
  • Open neural-tube defects (myelomeningocele)
  • Closed neural-tube defects (syringomyelia; tethered spinal cord; lipomyelomeningocele)
  • Hydrocephalus (obstructive or communicating; multiloculated)
  • Arachnoid cyst
  • Peripheral nerve injuries (brachial plexus injuries, peripheral nerve injuries; facial nerve reanimation and restoration; motor and bladder restoration)
  • Brain and spinal abscess
  • Cerebral palsy and spasticity (dorsal selective/non-selective rhizotomy)
  • Epilepsy (vagal nerve stimulation; corpus callosotomy; hemispherectomy; lobectomy — temporal and other — with/without electrocorticography; responsive neurostimulation (RNS) and stereotactic EEG; subdural grid placement and monitoring)
  • Vascular diseases of the brain and spinal cord (arteriovenous malformations; aneurysms; dural arterivenous malformations and fistulas; indirect and direct reanastomosis for Moya Moya disease; familial and isolated cavernous malformations; venous angioma)
  • Dermal cutaneous and subcutaneous malformations