We treat patients with the following types of lesions in the cranial base region:

  • Aneurysms
  • Stroke requiring vascular bypass
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Acoustic tumors
  • Meningiomas of the cranial base, including:
    • Olfactory groove
    • Cavernous sinus
    • Petrous apex
    • Foramen magnum
  • Tumors of the clivus including chordoma
  • Tumors of the orbit
  • Tumors of the nasal sinuses extending toward the brain

Excellent Outcomes

WVU surgeons are skilled in the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques and use of endoscopic approaches that provide for safer tumor removal and enhanced patient comfort. The goal is to maximize safe and effective treatment of lesions, while at the same time achieving excellent cosmetic outcomes.