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Ranked Among the Best

The Neurology and Neurosurgery program at Children's Hospital of Michigan’s at the Detroit Medical Center are ranked among America's best in U.S. News & World Report's 2016-17 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. The Children's Hospital of Michigan also received the highest ranking of any pediatric hospital in Michigan for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

The Department specializes in the evaluation and surgical treatment of infants, children and adolescents with neurological disorders and injuries.The pediatric neurosurgery program at Children's Hospital of Michigan is among the nation's busiest.  Specialists perform more than 1200 surgical procedures every year.

The Epilepsy Surgery Program is known for remarkable surgical outcomes with epilepsy surgery success rates in the 80-90 percent range. It is home to expert, board-certified clinicians including Michigan’s only pediatric neurosurgeon specializing in epilepsy surgery.  Children's Hospital of Michigan is recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a Level 4 epilepsy center. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest-level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.

Multidisciplinary Care

These neurosurgical specialists on staff work closely with other subspecialists – including pediatric anesthesiologists, intensivists and radiologists – to provide Michigan’s highest level of multidisciplinary pediatric neurosurgical care. A daily, walk-in clinic and same-day surgery appointments provide added convenience for families caring for children with neurosurgical disorders. In addition to delivering expert care, the neurosurgeons on staff at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan are also actively involved in neurosurgical research and education.

Specialized services and treatments provided by the Division of Neurology and Neurosurgery include:

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism, Autoimmune and Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous System, Brain Tumors, Brain Trauma, Cerebral Revascularization/Bypass Surgery, Cerebral Vascular Disorders, Chiari Malformation, Concussions, Craniofacial Injuries and Anomalies, Demyelinating Disorders, Developmental/Behavioral Issues, Electromyography (EMG)/Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Epilepsy (Seizure Disorder), Headaches including Migraine Headaches, Hydrocephalus, Leukodystrophy, Moya Moya Disease, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Neuroimmunology Center, Neurofibromatosis Clinic, Neurogenetic and Metabolic Disorders, Neuromuscular Diseases and Muscular Dystrophy, Nerve Damage-Brachial Plexus Surgery, Neuropsychological Testing, Pediatric Stroke, Pituitary Tumors, Sleep Disorder, Spina Bifida, Spinal Cord Injuries, Spinal Disorders, Syringomelia, Skull Base Surgery, Tourette Syndrome, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) and Vagus Nerve Stimulation.

State of the Art Treatment

The Neurosurgery Department uses a wide range of neurosurgical modalities including:

  • Brain Mapping Techniques
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Techniques
  • Minimally Invasive Neuro-Endovascular Procedures
  • Open Surgical Procedures
  • Stereotactic Image Guidance

Location(s):   Clinton Township, Detroit, Southfield and coming soon in Troy.

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