MUSC Children’s Health pediatric neurosurgery team focuses its efforts on improving the quality of life for children with conditions that require neurosurgery. We treat our patients and their families as part of our family, always delivering the most technologically advanced and evidence-based care possible. We offer the widest range and most advanced pediatric neurosurgical care for infants, children and adolescents who show signs of disorders such as hydrocephalus, brain tumors, skull and spine defects, myelomeningoceles, or spinal tumors. We also provide prenatal consultation and counseling to expectant parents.
Services We Offer
Neuro-endoscopic surgical techniques for hydrocephalus and brain tumors MUSC Children’s Health is the only facility in South Carolina that offers minimally invasive LASER therapy for treatment of pediatric brain tumors and epilepsy disorders, which were previously viewed as untreatable. This includes a shortened inpatient stay with most of these children going home the day following treatment.
Neuro Navigation – GPS system for brain surgery using MRI and CT for advanced percussion surgery
Gamma Knife – non-invasive treatment for many neurosurgical conditions
Neuro-endovascular treatment of vascular disease and stroke.
Pediatric neurosurgeons who have additional training in minimally invasive surgery using the smallest flexible neuroendoscopes (cameras). This technique can allow for successful treatment of hydrocephalus in newborns and infants, without placing shunts.
The most comprehensive pediatric surgical epilepsy program in the state with a team of epilepsy specialists which include surgeons, epileptologists, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists and researchers. Our goal is to improve the lives of all children with seizure disorders.