Pediatric Neurosurgery

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Our pediatric neurosurgeons are world-renowned for the evaluation and treatment of brain disorders and diseases, from the most prevalent to the very rare. While setting the highest standards, we provide the most compassionate care.

We understand the importance of good communication, and make sure we inform, support, and involve our patients’ families every step of the way.

Our neurosurgeons are affiliated with Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, the largest children’s hospital in the tristate area, and one of the best in the nation, according to US News and World Report. We are part of Columbia University Medical Center, an internationally known institution with state-of-the-art resources, giving your child instant access to top physicians in every discipline.

Most important, our pediatric neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and entire team have been trained to deal with children taking into account their unique anatomical, developmental, and emotional needs.

Close collaboration with the Department of Neurosurgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center also allows us to draw on experts in adult neurosurgery, providing seamless care for our growing patients.

In an unparalleled, supportive environment, we work with Pediatric Oncologists and Pediatric Critical Care experts to address a variety of condition, with the very latest treatments.

  • Complex spinal deformity and scoliosis  
  • Craniosynostosis  
  • Tumor of the brain and spine  
  • Vascular disorders, including arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) and Moyamoya  
  • Hydrocephalus and arachnoid cysts  
  • Chiari malformation  
  • Tethered cord  
  • Spasticity  
  • Epilepsy 

Our team has special expertise in treating hydrocephalus and arachnoid cysts, Chiari malformation, tethered cord, spasticity, and epilepsy, along with neuromuscular, metabolic disorders.

We see patients at five convenient locations throughout the tristate region, from Manhattan to central New Jersey to southern Connecticut.

Many families come to us after seeking help elsewhere. We also provide consultations to physicians in other US cities and throughout the world.

Exceptional Care

Our neurosurgeons provide the latest treatments for complex spinal deformities and offered advanced Spinal Instrumentation For Cervical Fusion. In this procedure, the surgeon uses screws custom-designed for children to correct abnormalities or stabilize the spine after injury.

We offer comprehensive treatment of pediatric brain and spinal tumors, and patients have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials offered through the Children's Oncology Group

Our experts have pioneered minimally invasive surgical treatment of craniosynostosis, a deformity of the skull.

And we are among the first to provide Gamma Knife radiosurgical treatment of arteriovenous malformations and comprehensive management of other vascular abnormalities

Our intensive care units at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital closely monitor infants, children, and adolescents with life-threatening neurological illnesses and injuries, as well as those recovering from major or high-risk neurological surgery.