45 Specialists

Dr. Mohamed Fouad Ibrahim: Best  in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

20 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Mohamed Fouad Ibrahim is a specialized Pediatric Neurosurgeon in United Arab Emirates. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The doctor has over 20 Years of experience and is associated with Saudi German Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Mohamed Fouad Ibrahim:

  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Meningioma
  • Vertebral Tumors
  • Disc Pain
  • Brain Infection
  • Achondroplasia
  • Aneurysm
  • Disc Bulge
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Paget'S Disease

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Mohamed Fouad Ibrahim are listed below

  • Spinal Fusion
  • VP Shunt
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • Brain Tumour Treatment
  • Craniotomy

Certifications :

  • MRCS – London(UK)

Qualifications :

  • MD of Neurosurgery Cairo, (Egypt)

Hospital Address :

Saudi German Hospital Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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Dr. Imad Hashim Ahmad: Best Neurosurgeon in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Neurosurgeon

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

35 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Imad Hashim Ahmad is a specialized Pediatric Neurosurgeon in the United Arab Emirates. And one of the most sought-after medical specialists in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The doctor has over 35 Years of experience and was associated with the Canadian Specialist Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Imad Hashim Ahmad:

  • Slip Disc
  • Spina Bifida
  • Disc Dessication
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Encephalitis
  • Brain Cancer
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Herniated Disc
  • Reye Syndrome

Some of the most popular procedures by Dr. Imad Hashim Ahmad are listed below

  • Spinal Fusion
  • VP Shunt
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Laminectomy
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)

Association and Memberships Dr. Imad Hashim Ahmad is part of:

  • Emirates Neuroscience Society

Certifications :

  • FRCS Ed
  • FRCS Ed (N)

Qualifications :

  • M.B, Ch.B

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Dr. Alper Alabulut: Best  in Samsun, Turkey

 

, Samsun, Turkey

10 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Alper Alabulut is a specialized Neurosurgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Samsun, Turkey. The doctor has over 10 Years of experience and is associated with VM Medical Park Samsun Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Alper Alabulut:

  • Fractured Vertebra
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Brain Cancers- Astrocytoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Disc Herniation
  • Slip Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Stroke
  • Achondroplasia

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Alper Alabulut are listed below

  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Microdiscectomy
  • VP Shunt
  • Craniotomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Brain Tumour Treatment
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)

Association and Memberships Dr. Alper Alabulut is part of:

  • Turkish Neurosurgery Association
  • Samsun Turkish Medical Association

Qualifications :

  • 2004 - 2011 Gazi University Faculty of Medicine - Medical Education
  • 2012 - 2018 Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Medicine - Specialization Education

Hospital Address :

Cumhuriyet, Medical Park, 39. Sokak, Atakum/Samsun, Turkey

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Dr. Burcu Goker: Best  in Istanbul, Turkey

 

, Istanbul, Turkey

10 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Burcu Goker is a specialized Pediatric Neurosurgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in istanbul, Turkey. The doctor has over 10 Years of experience and is associated with Istinye University Bahcesehir - LIV Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Burcu Goker:

  • Aneurysm
  • Traumatic Head Injury
  • Fractured Vertebra
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Dementia
  • Disc Dessication
  • Cerebral Edema
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Brain Tumor - Glioblastoma
  • Disc Disease

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Burcu Goker are listed below

  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • VP Shunt
  • Brain Tumour Treatment
  • Craniotomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Laminectomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation

Qualifications :

  • 2003 - Istanbul University School of Medicine
  • 2004 - 2010 - Istanbul University School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery - Specialization

Hospital Address :

Ak Veysel Mah, stinye

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Dr. Jacob Zauberman: Best  in Tel-Hashomer, Israel

 

, Tel-Hashomer, Israel

20 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Jacob Zauberman is a specialized Pediatric Neurosurgeon in Israel. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Tel Hashomer, Israel. The doctor has over 20 Years of experience and is associated with Sheba Medical Center.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Jacob Zauberman:

  • Spina Bifida
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Epilepsy

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Jacob Zauberman are listed below

  • VP Shunt

Association and Memberships Dr. Jacob Zauberman is part of:

  • Israeli Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Neurosurgical Association

Certifications :

  • Fellowship in the field of pediatric neurosurgery at the Children's hospital in Seattle, WA

Qualifications :

  • MD from the Faculty of Medicine at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
  • Specialized in the USA at the Brigham and Women€™s Hospital, Boston

Hospital Address :

Sheba Medical Center, Derech Sheba, Ramat Gan, Israel

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Dr. Sabiha Aysun: Best  in Ankara, Turkey

 

, Ankara, Turkey

of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Sabiha Aysun is a specialized Pediatric Neurosurgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Ankara, Turkey. The doctor has over of experience and is associated with Bayindir Healthcare Group.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Sabiha Aysun:

  • Epilepsy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Hydrocephalus

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Sabiha Aysun are listed below

  • VP Shunt

Qualifications :

  • Faculty of Medicine Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine 1962-1968
  • Specialization Training Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Children's Health and Diseases 1968-1972

Hospital Address :

Kavakldere Mahallesi, Bayndr Hospital Kavakldere, Atat

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Dr. Ozgur Celik: Best  in Samsun, Turkey

 

Samsun, Turkey

of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Ozgur Celik is a specialized Neurosurgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Samsun, Turkey. The doctor has over of experience and is associated with .

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Ozgur Celik:

  • Vertebral Tumors
  • Vertebral Osteoporosis
  • Chronic Depression
  • Brain Tumor - Glioblastoma
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Mixed Gliomas
  • Aneurysm
  • Disc Herniation
  • High Intracranial Pressure
  • Fractured Vertebra

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Ozgur Celik are listed below

  • Craniotomy
  • VP Shunt
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Brain Tumour Treatment

Qualifications :

  • Ankara University Faculty of Medicine Medical Education Hacettepe
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Dr. Enis Kuruoglu: Best  in Samsun, Turkey

 

, Samsun, Turkey

13 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Enis Kuruoglu is a specialized Neurosurgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Samsun, Turkey. The doctor has over 13 Years of experience and is associated with Medicana International Samsun Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Enis Kuruoglu:

  • Tremors
  • Brain Infection
  • Mixed Gliomas
  • Epilepsy
  • Slip Disc
  • Dystonia
  • Disc Dessication
  • Herniated Disc
  • Brain Abscess
  • Spinal Arthritis

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Enis Kuruoglu are listed below

  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • Laminectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy
  • VP Shunt

Qualifications :

  • Giresun Bulancak State Hospital 2011
  • Graduated from The Faculty and Year of Medicine Nineteen May University Faculty of Medicine 1995

Hospital Address :

Yenimahalle Mahallesi, Medicana International Samsun, ?ehit Mesut Birinci Caddesi, Canik/Samsun, Turkey

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Dr. Sudish Karunakaran M S: Best Neurosurgeon in Kochi, India

Neurosurgeon

 

, Kochi, India

20 of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr Sudish Karunakaran M S is one of the top Neurosurgeon in Kochi, India. The clinician holds over 20 years of experience and is associated with VPS Lakeshore Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Sudish Karunakaran M S:

  • Ependymomas
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Disc Dessication
  • Disc Degeneration
  • Disc Disease
  • High Intracranial Pressure
  • Slip Disc
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Dementia
  • Brain Infection

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Sudish Karunakaran M S are listed below

  • Laminectomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • VP Shunt
  • Craniotomy

Association and Memberships Dr. Sudish Karunakaran M S is part of:

  • Neurological Society of India
  • Royal College of Surgeons, UK

Certifications :

  • FRCS Neurosurgery (London)-Royal College of Surgeons of England (2007)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow Neurovascular Surgery -Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Sciences and Technology, India (2004)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow Paediatric Neurosurgery Bristol, UK (2007)

Qualifications :

  • MBBS Kerala University (1996)
  • MRCS (Edinburgh)-Royal College, Edinburgh (2000)
  • MCh Neurosurgery- Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Sciences and Technology, India (2003)

Hospital Address :

VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Nettoor, Maradu, Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Medical Expertise of Dr. Sudish Karunakaran M S

  • Advanced Neuroendoscopic & Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Minimally invasive spine surgery, Microdiscectomy for disc problem, Navigation guided surgery for brain and spine tumors.
  • ICP monitoring guided advanced brain trauma care, Intraoperative neuromonitoring to provide safe brain and spine surgery, and Awake Craniotomy for complex brain tumors.
  • Qualifications are MCh, MRCS(Edin), FRCS NeuroSurgery(Eng), and Post Doctoral Fellow (Neuro Surgery).
  • He has two decades of experience in treatment of Complex Spine and Brain Disorders.
  • He has worked with Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK ( 2005 - 2007) and at Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi (2008 - 2018).
  • He has received awards for and presented papers at a national and international level.
  • Dr. Karunakaran has a rich research experience and has been an instrumental part of research teams.
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Dr. Alok Ranjan: Best Spine & Neurosurgeon in Hyderabad, India

Spine & Neurosurgeon

 

, Hyderabad, India

24 of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr Alok Ranjan is one of the most skillful Spine & Neurosurgeon in Hyderabad, India. The medical practitioner holds over 24 years of experience and is associated with Apollo Hospitals.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Alok Ranjan:

  • Spinal Arthritis
  • High Intracranial Pressure
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Glioma
  • Brain Abscess
  • Meningiomas
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Brain Cancers- Astrocytoma
  • Scoliosis
  • Ependymomas

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Alok Ranjan are listed below

  • VP Shunt
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Brain Tumour Treatment
  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Craniotomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy

Association and Memberships Dr. Alok Ranjan is part of:

  • Indian Medical Associaton
  • Life Member of Neuorological society of India,
  • International Membership Of American Association of Neurosurgeons.
  • Member AO spine
  • Member Eurospine

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • MCh (Neurosurgery)

Hospital Address :

Apollo Hospitals Jubilee Hills, Film Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Medical Expertise of Dr. Alok Ranjan

  • Medical expertise in Radial Intervention, Peripheral Interventions including Carotids and Valvuloplasty.
  • Trans radial technique of coronary procedures, Pacemaker implantation, Pediatric interventions, Electrophysiology studies/Radio Frequency Ablation.
  • He has completed his Fellowship in Cardiology, Glasgow, UK and is a senior interventional cardiologist at Wockhardt Hospitals, Surat.
  • Dr. Ranjan has worked in a variety of settings, including hospitals in Pune, Mumbai, Patna, and Ahmedabad.
  • He not only topped the All India Super Specialty Examination, but he also placed first in a number of other medical exams.
  • He has contributed to over 100 publications in national and international journals, including original articles, case reports, and abstracts.
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Dr. Arun L Naik: Best Spine & Neurosurgeon in Bengaluru, India

Spine & Neurosurgeon

 

, Bengaluru, India

20 of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr Arun L Naik is one of the most skillful Spine & Neurosurgeon in Bengaluru, India. The medical specialist holds over 20 years of experience and is associated with Apollo Hospitals Bannerghatta.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Arun L Naik:

  • Mixed Gliomas
  • Cerebral Edema
  • Glioma
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Disc Disease
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Brain Tumor

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Arun L Naik are listed below

  • Disc Replacement ( Cervical /Lumber)
  • Laminectomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Brain Tumour Treatment
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • VP Shunt
  • Craniotomy

Association and Memberships Dr. Arun L Naik is part of:

  • World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies: Member
  • Neurological Society of India: Full Member
  • Skull Base Surgery Society of India: Member
  • Indian Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery: Member
  • Indian Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery: Member
  • Bangalore Neurological Society: Member
  • Indian Medical Association: Life Member
  • Surgical Society of Bangalore: Life Member
  • Association of Surgeons of India: Life Member

Qualifications :

  • MBBS
  • MS - General Surgery
  • MCh - Neuro Surgery

Hospital Address :

Apollo Hospitals Bannerghatta Road - Best Hospital in bangalore, Krishnaraju Layout, Amalodbhavi Nagar, Panduranga Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Medical Expertise of Dr. Arun L Naik

  • Neurosurgical procedures including neurovascular surgery, Brain tumors, AVM surgery, skull base surgery, spine surgery, pediatric neurosurgery etc.
  • Special interest in neuronavigation surgery accomplishing hundreds of such complex procedures.
  • MBBS from Karnataka Medical College, Hubli, MS, and MCh (Neurosurgery) at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
  • Past experience: Neurosurgeon at AIIMS, New Delhi, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Hosmat Hospital, and BGS Global Hospitals, Bangalore.
  • Responsible for training surgeons from India and overseas in neuronavigation surgery.
  • In the last 14 years, he has been instrumental in performing over 10,000 brain, spine, and nerve procedures.
  • Many national and international conferences and workshops have invited me to present my expertise, particularly in the field of brain tumour surgery.
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Dr. Hamidreza Foroutan: Best  in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

17 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Hamidreza Foroutan is a specialized Pediatric Neurosurgeon in United Arab Emirates. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The doctor has over 17 Years of experience and is associated with Iranian Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Hamidreza Foroutan:

  • Spina Bifida
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Epilepsy

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Hamidreza Foroutan are listed below

  • VP Shunt

Qualifications :

  • Faculty of Medicine - Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
  • Medicine Surgery - Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Hospital Address :

Iranian Hospital - Al Wasl Road - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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Dr. Serdar Baki Albayrak: Best  in Istanbul, Turkey

 

, Istanbul, Turkey

10 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Serdar Baki Albayrak is a specialized Pediatric Neurosurgeon in Turkey. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in Istanbul, Turkey. The doctor has over 10 Years of experience and is associated with I.A.U VM Medical Park Florya Hospital.

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Serdar Baki Albayrak:

  • Brain Infection
  • Aneurysm
  • Glioma
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Brain Tumor
  • Tremors
  • Brain Cancers
  • Epilepsy
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Traumatic Head Injury

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Serdar Baki Albayrak are listed below

  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Craniotomy
  • VP Shunt
  • Brain Tumour Treatment

Association and Memberships Dr. Serdar Baki Albayrak is part of:

  • European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
  • Turkish Neurosurgical Society
  • European Society of Spinal Surgery.

Certifications :

  • Fellowship and the US Medical Licensing Examination program

Qualifications :

  • Medical School - Turkish Marmara and Istanbul Universities.
  • Training - University of Helsinki (Finland)
  • Traning - Harvard Medical School (USA)
  • Traning - Na Homolce Hospital (Czech Republic)

Hospital Address :

Beyol, .A.

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Dr. Cho Jin Mo: Best  in seoul, South Korea

 

seoul, South Korea

22 Years of experience

Speaks: English

 


Dr. Cho Jin Mo is a specialized Neurosurgeon in South Korea. And one of the most sought after medical specialists in seoul, South Korea. The doctor has over 22 Years of experience and is associated with .

Following are some of the most common conditions treated by Dr. Cho Jin Mo:

  • Disc Degeneration
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Traumatic Head Injury
  • Vertebral Osteoporosis
  • Paget'S Disease
  • Fractured Vertebra
  • Dementia
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Some of the most popular procedures Dr. Cho Jin Mo are listed below

  • Brain Tumour Treatment
  • VP Shunt
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
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Pediatric Neurosurgeon

About Pediatric Neurosurgeon

A pediatric neurosurgeon is a doctor specialized in the medical and surgical treatment of the conditions and disorders related to the nervous system of children. Nervous system is comprised of two parts: central nervous system constituting brain and spinal cord and peripheral nervous system comprising of the nerves that branch out off the spinal cord. While a neurosurgeon is a specialized in treating the conditions of the nervous system requiring surgical treatment, a pediatric neurosurgeon is an expert, trained and experienced for the same specifically for pediatric patients i.e. children.

When should you consider visiting a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

pediatric neurosurgeon does the diagnosis, treatment and management of conditions pertaining to children’s nervous system as well as head and spinal deformities including the following:

  • Head deformities
  • Spine deformities
  • Problems and injuries of the brain, spine or nerves
  • Gait abnormalities (spasticity)
  • Birth injuries (weakness of arms and legs)
  • Loss of grip in hands and feet

Procedures Performed

  • Biopsy
  • Stereotactical Biopsy
  • Debulking
  • Gross Total Resection (GTR)
  • Endonasal Endoscopy
  • Post-Surgery and Recovery
  • Tumor Board
  • Radiation
  • Stereotactic Radiation (Radiosurgery)
  • Proton Beam Therapy
  • Chemotherapy

Top Pediatric Neurosurgeons

DoctorAssociated Hospital
Dr. Anurag SharmaArtemis Health Institute , Gurugram
Dr. Serdar Baki AlbayrakI.A.U VM Medical Park Florya Hospital, Istanbul
Dr. Amitava RayApollo Hospitals, Hyderabad
Dr. Simon StapletonParkside Private Hospital, London
Dr. Ahmet Serhat ErogluMedical Park Ordu Hospital, Ordu
Dr. Ashish GuptaFortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla, New Delhi
Dr. Imad Hashim AhmadBurjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery Dubai, Dubai
Dr. Anurag GuptaFortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, New Delhi

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which are some of the procedures performed by Pediatric Neurosurgeons?

Some of the most popular procedures performed by pediatric neurosurgeons are:

Which are some of the conditions treated by Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

Check out the conditions performed by pediatric neurosurgeons:

  • Spina Bifida
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Epilepsy
Who is a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

A pediatric neurosurgeon specializes in the surgical care of children with conditions of the brain and nervous systems, such as the spinal cord, muscles, nerves, and related blood vessels. Pediatric neurosurgeons diagnose as well as treat many conditions, including seizure disorders, brain tumors, and head and spinal deformities and injuries. A pediatric neurosurgeon also performs surgery on the neck, back, brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves to treat neurological diseases in children.

Pediatric neurosurgeons are also known by the following names: pediatric nervous system surgeon, children's brain surgeon, pediatric brain surgeon, and children’s spinal cord surgeon. Neurosurgical conditions seen by pediatric neurosurgeons are often different from those commonly treated by an adult or general neurosurgeon. Special training in pediatric conditions as they relate to pediatric neurosurgical disorders is very important. Pediatric neurosurgical conditions often are often present for life. Pediatric neurosurgeons have a longstanding relationship with their patients. Also, children with nervous system disorders generally require ongoing and close follow-up throughout adolescence and childhood.

A pediatric neurosurgeon treats, diagnoses, and manages children’s nervous system conditions and head and spinal deformities including the following:

  • Head deformities
  • Spine deformities
  • Problems and injuries of the brain, spine, or nerves
  • Gait abnormalities (spasticity)
  • Birth injuries (weakness of arms and legs)
What are the qualifications of a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

A person has to follow the below-given educational steps to become a pediatric neurosurgeon:

  • Obtain five-and-half-year MBBS degree
  • Complete MS course
  • Finish a residency in general surgery
  • Compete General Surgery Certifying Examination
  • Pursue a fellowship in surgical neurosurgery
  • Some pediatric oncologists prefer to specialize in their area with additional research into specific types of cancer, such as skin, gynecological, or gastrointestinal. A surgical oncologist’s specialties could also be in particular age groups, like pediatrics.
What conditions do Pediatric neurosurgeons treat?

Some conditions treated by a pediatric neurosurgeon are:

  • Dyslexia
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Dyspraxia
  • Head deformities
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Developmental conditions
  • Spine deformities
  • Gait abnormalities (spasticity)
  • Problems and injuries of the spine, brain, or nerves
  • Birth injuries (weakness of the legs and arms)
  • Brain Tumor
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Cerebral Edema
  • Disc Pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Disc Herniation
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Csf Obstruction
  • Tremors
  • Ependymomas
  • Chronic Depression
  • Brain Cancers
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Autism
  • Epilepsy
What diagnostic tests are required by Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

A pediatric neurosurgeon may order one or more diagnostic tests before and during the consultation to evaluate the condition and start the right treatment. A child will have to undergo neurological examination which may include the following:

  • Physical Exam
  • Spinal MRI
  • Electromyography
  • Neurological exam
  • Spinal X-ray
  • Myelogram
  • Blood Tests
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • MRI Brain
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • MRI Scans
  • Electroencephalogram
  • Electromyogram
  • Spinal tap CT
When should you visit a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

Neurological conditions in children produce different symptoms. The parents should never ignore any such symptoms because, if left unaddressed, these may lead to severe results. Some of the symptoms that neurological conditions can produce are listed below. Your child’s pediatrician may refer them to a pediatric neurologist if they experience:

  • Severe headaches
  • Poor balance
  • Pain
  • Lack of sensation, tingling, or numbness
  • Unexplained loss of consciousness
  • Developmental delays
  • Walking issues
  • Memory loss
  • Tremors
  • Unintentional jerks
  • Seizures
  • Problems with coordination
  • Stiffness in the low back area
  • Seizures
  • Inability to maintain normal posture
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Drowsiness
What can you expect from your first visit with a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

The first visit to a clinic may take up to an hour. Your child will meet a pediatric neurosurgeon who is trained in treating children’s brain and nervous system diseases. The neurosurgeon will examine your child and ask some questions about their symptoms and will study any test reports. Based on the evaluation, your child may be referred for additional testing to diagnose certain conditions.

If your child had any of the following, bring the results along;

  • Lab work
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • MRI and other diagnostic imaging studies
  • Psychological/cognitive evaluation
Which are the most common procedures performed by a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

Common procedures performed by a Pediatric Neurosurgeon are:

  • Resection of brain tumor
  • Debulking of brain tumor
  • Biopsy
  • Micro-vascular clipping
  • Surgery for nerve injury or disorder
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Chiari Decompression
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Spinal fusion
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Ventriculostomy
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt

More FAQs

Who is a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

A pediatric neurosurgeon specializes in the surgical care of children with conditions of the brain and nervous systems, such as the spinal cord, muscles, nerves, and related blood vessels. Pediatric neurosurgeons diagnose as well as treat many conditions, including seizure disorders, brain tumors, and head and spinal deformities and injuries. A pediatric neurosurgeon also performs surgery on the neck, back, brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves to treat neurological diseases in children.

Pediatric neurosurgeons are also known by the following names: pediatric nervous system surgeon, children's brain surgeon, pediatric brain surgeon, and children’s spinal cord surgeon. Neurosurgical conditions seen by pediatric neurosurgeons are often different from those commonly treated by an adult or general neurosurgeon. Special training in pediatric conditions as they relate to pediatric neurosurgical disorders is very important. Pediatric neurosurgical conditions often are often present for life. Pediatric neurosurgeons have a longstanding relationship with their patients. Also, children with nervous system disorders generally require ongoing and close follow-up throughout adolescence and childhood.

A pediatric neurosurgeon treats, diagnoses, and manages children’s nervous system conditions and head and spinal deformities including the following:

  • Head deformities
  • Spine deformities
  • Problems and injuries of the brain, spine, or nerves
  • Gait abnormalities (spasticity)
  • Birth injuries (weakness of arms and legs)
What are the qualifications of a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

A person has to follow the below-given educational steps to become a pediatric neurosurgeon:

  • Obtain five-and-half-year MBBS degree
  • Complete MS course
  • Finish a residency in general surgery
  • Compete General Surgery Certifying Examination
  • Pursue a fellowship in surgical neurosurgery
  • Some pediatric oncologists prefer to specialize in their area with additional research into specific types of cancer, such as skin, gynecological, or gastrointestinal. A surgical oncologist’s specialties could also be in particular age groups, like pediatrics.
What conditions do Pediatric neurosurgeons treat?

Some conditions treated by a pediatric neurosurgeon are:

  • Dyslexia
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Dyspraxia
  • Head deformities
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Developmental conditions
  • Spine deformities
  • Gait abnormalities (spasticity)
  • Problems and injuries of the spine, brain, or nerves
  • Birth injuries (weakness of the legs and arms)
  • Brain Tumor
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Cerebral Edema
  • Disc Pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Disc Herniation
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Csf Obstruction
  • Tremors
  • Ependymomas
  • Chronic Depression
  • Brain Cancers
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Autism
  • Epilepsy
What diagnostic tests are required by Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

A pediatric neurosurgeon may order one or more diagnostic tests before and during the consultation to evaluate the condition and start the right treatment. A child will have to undergo neurological examination which may include the following:

  • Physical Exam
  • Spinal MRI
  • Electromyography
  • Neurological exam
  • Spinal X-ray
  • Myelogram
  • Blood Tests
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • MRI Brain
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • MRI Scans
  • Electroencephalogram
  • Electromyogram
  • Spinal tap CT
When should you visit a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

Neurological conditions in children produce different symptoms. The parents should never ignore any such symptoms because, if left unaddressed, these may lead to severe results. Some of the symptoms that neurological conditions can produce are listed below. Your child’s pediatrician may refer them to a pediatric neurologist if they experience:

  • Severe headaches
  • Poor balance
  • Pain
  • Lack of sensation, tingling, or numbness
  • Unexplained loss of consciousness
  • Developmental delays
  • Walking issues
  • Memory loss
  • Tremors
  • Unintentional jerks
  • Seizures
  • Problems with coordination
  • Stiffness in the low back area
  • Seizures
  • Inability to maintain normal posture
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Drowsiness
What can you expect from your first visit with a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

The first visit to a clinic may take up to an hour. Your child will meet a pediatric neurosurgeon who is trained in treating children’s brain and nervous system diseases. The neurosurgeon will examine your child and ask some questions about their symptoms and will study any test reports. Based on the evaluation, your child may be referred for additional testing to diagnose certain conditions.

If your child had any of the following, bring the results along;

  • Lab work
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • MRI and other diagnostic imaging studies
  • Psychological/cognitive evaluation
Which are the most common procedures performed by a Pediatric Neurosurgeon?

Common procedures performed by a Pediatric Neurosurgeon are:

  • Resection of brain tumor
  • Debulking of brain tumor
  • Biopsy
  • Micro-vascular clipping
  • Surgery for nerve injury or disorder
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Chiari Decompression
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Spinal fusion
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Ventriculostomy
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt