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Neurosurgery

Using state-of-the-art neurosurgery technologies like CyberKnife radiosurgery, Stealth Navigation, craniotomy and spine surgery, PinnacleHealth’s neurosurgeons precisely target and treat neurological disorders.
Our team of neurosurgeons, each with areas of special interest and skills, is dedicated to addressing the full spectrum of your neurological care including the physical, emotional and occupational aspects of your disorder.

Working collaboratively with experts at the PinnacleHealth Cancer Center, The Spine Institute and other centers of excellence, they bring a wealth of expertise to your diagnosis and treatment employing the most up-to-date practices and technologies including:

  • Anterior cervical diskectomy, fusion, plating
  • Anterior cervical diskectomy and disc replacement
  • Insertion of x-stop device to treat back pain
  • CT Angiography, Aquilion ONE CT, PET/CT and MRI for precise diagnosis
  • Craniotomy or craniectomy to treat tumors, hemorrhages, brain swelling, vascular malformations, fractures and other conditions
  • CyberKnife and gamma knife radiosurgery for brain and spinal tumors
  • Deep brain stimulation to treat Parkinson’s Disease and essential tremor and dystonia
  • Peripheral nerve surgery to treat carpal tunnel, ulnar nerve, tarsal tunnel decompressions and nerve biopsy
  • Spinal surgeries including cervical, thoracic and lumbar laminectomies, foraminotomies, diskectomies, decompressions, and fusions
  • Spinal tumor, abscess and hematoma treatment
  • Stealth Navigation to perform precisely targeted surgery to treat brain and spinal cord lesions
  • The Stroke Center - PinnacleHealth is one of only two hospital systems in Pennsylvania certified by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and Stroke Rehab Hospital
  • Subarachnoid, Epidural, Subdural, and Intracerebral hemorrhage treatments
  • Spinal stimulators and pump placement for pain and spasticity
  • Vascular neurosurgery including aneurysm clipping, arteriovenous malformation resection, and cavernoma resection in brain and spine.
  • Epilepsy surgery including craniotomy for targeted resections and vagus nerve stimulator placement.
Our neurosurgeons take an integrated approach to address the full spectrum of your care and may include services like home care, pain management, the PinnacleHealth Spine Institute, rehabilitation and hospice to meet your needs.

Your care team may also include:
  • Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurses with specialized training and skills in neurosurgery
  • Skilled radiologists
  • Pathologists
  • Nurses
  • Therapists
  • Audiologists and
  • Pain management specialists as well as office personnel with knowledge and training to help you when questions or special needs arise.