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Nuerosugery Procedures and Treatments

The Division of Neurosurgery offers state of the art surgical management of disorders of the nervous system including:

  • Minimally invasive removal of brain tumors
  • MRI guided laser ablation surgery (Visualase)
  • Surgical treatment of Epilepsy
  • Inflammatory/Infectious processes of the brain and spine (e.g. brain abscess)
  • Peripheral nerve surgery (e.g. brachial plexus repair)
  • Surgical treatment of Spasticity (selective dorsal rhizotomy/baclofen pumps)
  • Surgical treatment of vascular malformations of the brain and spinal cord
 

Surgical Excellence

"The surgical team is pushing forward the frontiers of pediatric neurosurgery through its active clinical and translational research programs to develop novel treatment approaches for pediatric brain tumors and head trauma and new non-invasive surgical approaches for the treatment of epilepsy.

 

In addition, the team has clinical expertise using:

  • Minimally invasive endoscopic techniques
  • Frameless stereotactic guidance
  • Intraoperative mapping to preserve normal brain function

Next-Generation Neurosurgical Suite

Neurosurgeries are conducted in a state-of-the-art neurosurgical suite equipped with advanced neuronavigation systems.  This leading-edge suite provides enhanced efficiency and safety for neurosurgical services and offers a venue for expanded neurosurgical procedures, including functional surgery for epilepsy and movement disorders, and a platform for advanced neuroimaging research. 
Contact Neurosurgery
305-662-8386

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Meet our July Patient of the Month, Lacy. Lacy was only 2 years old when her parents noticed that something was wrong. They took her to various doctors to try to find what could be the cause, Lacy had an 8 cm. tumor in her brain, occupying most of the lower part of her head.

Service Locations

Nicklaus Children's Aventura Care Center
20295 NE 29th Place
Suite 300
Aventura, FL 33180

Nicklaus Children's Boynton Beach Care Center
10383 Hagen Ranch Rd.
Suite 200
Boynton Beach, FL 33437

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Nicklaus Children's Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center
11310 Legacy Avenue
Legacy Place
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Nicklaus Children's West Kendall Outpatient Center
13400 SW 120th Street
Suite 100
Miami, FL 33186

Ranked by U.S. News in Neurology and Neurosurgery