multidisciplinary-approachThe West Virginia University Cranial Base Center takes a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment, bringing together the skills of neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists, ophthalmologists, plastic surgeons, interventional neuroradiologists, radiation oncologists, and others to provide advanced comprehensive care.

State-of-the-Art Diagnostics

Advances in diagnostic technology have greatly increased physicians’ ability to pinpoint problems in the cranial base and to develop a precise treatment plan. WVU’s Center for Advanced Imaging has the latest imaging technologies – including PET, 3.0 Tesla MRI, high resolution CT angiography, SPECT, and others – that provide highly accurate images of the brain.

Highly Advanced Treatment

The Center offers multi-faceted approaches to treating cranial base disorders, ranging from medical and surgical management to neurointerventional techniques, reconstructive surgery, and advanced radiation therapy including the use of the Gamma Knife.