Pediatric neurosurgery at WVU Medicine Children’s provides state-of-the-art care for infants, children, and adolescents with problems of the brain and spine. As a major pediatric healthcare center, we offer the latest techniques, therapies, and clinical trials.

Conditions we treat include:

  • pediatric brain tumors
  • spinal tumors
  • hydrocephalus
  • craniosynostosis
  • epilepsy
  • spasticity of spinal or brain origin
  • congenital defects of the brain, skull, or spine
  • pediatric spinal column instability

Children in need of neurosurgery are treated by a team of multidisciplinary specialists, including a pediatric neurosurgeon with advanced subspecialty training, with access to the latest technology.

The hallmarks of the WVU Pediatric Neurosurgery Program are:

  • a strong commitment to achieving the best possible outcome and excellent cosmetic results with the least possible physical and emotional trauma to the child and family
  • the use of minimally invasive techniques whenever possible
  • continuity of care throughout the child’s growing years
  • family participation and support throughout the process
  • state-of-the-art technology