Neurosurgeons perform surgery on the brain, skull, facial bones, spinal cord and injured nerves.
Our neurologists and neurosurgeons work together to care for babies, kids and young adults from all over the world. Our surgeons help many children with:
Neurosurgery can relieve pain, correct a problem and improve a child’s quality of life. We use the most advanced surgical techniques. We can often use small incisions, so kids have less pain and heal faster.
We’re also active in researching neurological conditions in children. When you come to Nemours for neurosurgery, you get the latest care from experienced surgeons.
We have multiple neurosurgery specialists and locations — find the care closest to you:Find a Doctor Find a Location
Meet Christopher Gegg, MD, Chief of Neurosurgery at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida.
We use the latest surgical techniques to provide leading care for children who need brain or spine surgery.
What happens when my child has surgery?
The more you know, the more you and your child can prepare for surgery. Find out about procedures, anesthesia, and more from Nemours® KidsHealth®.Learn More
What happens in a brachial plexus injury?
During childbirth, a brachial plexus injury can happen if the baby's neck is stretched to one side. Our experts give you the details.Find Out More
How is hydrocephalus treated?
Treatment for hydrocephalus depends on the child's age and what's causing the hydrocephalus. Find out more from Nemours KidsHealth.org.Learn More
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