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The Pediatric Neurosurgery Division at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital focuses on researching and offering the best neurosurgical care to infants, children and adolescents. We do this by providing each patient with a team of experts that are highly specialized and experienced.

Our Board-certified pediatric neurosurgeons have extensive academic training and clinical experience in the care of children suffering from a full spectrum of neurological diseases. Rated as top pediatric neurosurgeons in the country by their colleagues, our physicians are able to utilize state-of-the-art medical and surgical techniques specifically designed for children to give the most advanced care.

The Pediatric Neurosurgery Division works with a variety of pediatric-dedicated specialists, including general pediatricians, intensive care unit specialists, anesthesiologists, neurologists, nurses, therapists, social workers and other healthcare providers to allow for an integrative team approach. Each treatment is tailored to the patient’s and family’s needs from diagnosis to discharge and throughout follow-up care to provide the best possible outcome for each and every child.

Conditions we treat include, but are not limited to:

  • Craniofacial abnormalities, including minimally invasive endoscopic-assisted treatment of craniosynostosis
  • Chiari malformation
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Arachnoid cyst
  • Vascular pediatric neurosurgery
  • Congenital spinal malformation
  • Spine deformity, including scoliosis
  • Tethered cord
  • Spina bifida 
  • Brain tumors
  • Trauma
  • Seizures
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Epilepsy
  • Moyamoya syndrome
  • Head injury
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