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Neurosurgery & Pain Management located in Delray Beach and Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Neurosurgery services offered in Delray Beach and Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Neurosurgery is a highly specialized area of medicine that treats conditions involving the nervous system: brain, spine, and nerves. At the Brain and Spine Center of South Florida in Delray Beach and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, the team includes fellowship-trained neurosurgeons that diagnose and treat all types of neurological conditions using the most advanced tools and techniques. Schedule your neurosurgery consultation by calling the nearest office or clicking the online booking button today.

What is neurosurgery?

Neurosurgery is an area of medicine that specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord, spinal column, and peripheral nervous system. 

Neurosurgery is highly specialized and requires years of training. The neurosurgeons at the Brain and Spine Center of South Florida participated in a seven-year residency program where they specifically performed surgery on the brain and spine.

During their training, the neurosurgeons learn microsurgical techniques that enable them to perform complex procedures in and around your nervous system. The team also includes neurosurgeons with advanced training in neurosurgical oncology, pediatric neurosurgery, and minimally invasive brain and spine procedures.

The neurosurgery team also provides conservative medical care to manage neurological conditions, only performing surgery when absolutely necessary.

What conditions need neurosurgery?

The Brain and Spine Center of South Florida team treats many neurological diseases. Some of the conditions that benefit from care with the neurosurgery team include:

  • Brain tumors
  • Glioblastoma (GBM)
  • Acoustic neuromas
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Chiari malformation
  • Degenerative adult scoliosis
  • Herniated discs
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • Spinal compression fractures
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Degenerative disc disease (DDD)
  • Essential tremor
  • Spinal stenosis

The team also manages back and neck pain, spinal cord injuries, and radiculopathy (pinched nerve in the spine).

What are the types of neurosurgery?

Neurosurgery includes procedures performed on the brain and spinal cord, as well as the peripheral nerves that travel throughout the body. The team at the Brain and Spine Center of South Florida is trained in the newest techniques, utilizing computerized guidance and minimally invasive procedures like robotic spine surgery and endoscopic spine surgery. 

Some of the types of neurosurgery they perform include:

  • Craniotomy
  • Cranioplasty
  • Craniectomy
  • Cranial stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Deep brain stimulator
  • Discectomy and fusion
  • Artificial disc replacement
  • Rhizotomy
  • Kyphoplasty 
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Corpectomy
  • Sacroiliac joint fusion
  • Neuroplasty

Brain and Spine Center of South Florida is one of only a few practices offering high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for Parkinson’s disease and tremor. This noninvasive tool uses ultrasound technology to create a lesion in the part of the brain causing the abnormal movement.

The Brain and Spine Center of South Florida provides all the care you need under one roof, including therapy, pain management, and neurosurgery.

For expert care from a highly skilled neurosurgery team, call the Brain and Spine Center of South Florida or schedule a consultation online today.