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.
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:
|Dr. Yi Chun Sung||Asan Medical Centre, Seoul|
|Dr. Young Shin Ra||Asan Medical Centre, Seoul|
|Dr. Hwang Chang Joo||Asan Medical Centre, Seoul|
|Dr. Cho Jin Mo||-|
Pediatric Neurosurgeon(s) in South Korea
Most common conditions performed by pediatric neurosurgeons in South Korea are: