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The Division of Neurosurgery at Children's Hospital specializes in the surgical treatment of infants, children and adolescents with brain tumors, epilepsy, cervical spinal trauma, and other conditions affecting the brain and spine such as cerebral palsy.
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Ava has been seizure-free for nearly a year thanks to successful hemispherotomy brain surgery and coordinated care at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Meet Our Team
Parents provide advice and encouragement about choosing a pediatric neurosurgery program after diagnosis of a brain tumor or vascular disease in a child.
The word that best describes Jaxson is joyful. “He is a happy, fun, very active and extremely strong little boy,” says his mother.
Using endoscopes to remove brain tumors through the nose is an alternative to craniotomy for children with craniopharyngiomas and other tumors.