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Why choose the Department of Neurosurgery at Children’s Hospital of Michigan?
The Neurology and Neurosurgery programs at the Children's Hospital of Michigan are ranked among America's best in U.S. News & World Report's 2020-21 Best Children's Hospitals rankings and has ranked in the top 50 programs in the nation for the past 10 years.
Children’s Hospital of Michigan treats the most children needing inpatient neurosurgery care in the State of Michigan.
Patients have traveled across the world to seek neurosurgical treatment performed by experts at Children's Hospital of Michigan.
The Neurosurgery Department at Children’s Hospital of Michigan is home to expert, pediatric fellowship trained clinicians working closely with other subspecialists – including pediatric neurologists, anesthesiologists, intensivists, neurocritical care specialists and radiologists – to provide advanced comprehensive pediatric neurosurgical care. A specialized trained team of physician assistants, pediatric nurse practitioners and registered nurses play an important role in providing exceptional,
family centered patient care to pediatric patients with neurological conditions.
A daily, walk-in clinic and same-day surgery appointments for established neurosurgery patients 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.
Top Level Care
The 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.
The Neurosurgery Department uses a wide range of neurosurgical modalities including:
Advanced 4-Dimensional Brain Mapping
Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Techniques
Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Hemispherotomy
Minimally Invasive Neuro-Endovascular Procedures
Open Surgical Procedures
The Department of Neurosurgery at the Children's Hospital of Michigan specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children with a range of neurosurgical disorders. Specialized treatment include: Autoimmune and Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous
System, Brain Tumors, Brain Mapping, Cerebral Revascularization/Bypass Surgery, Cerebral Vascular Disorders, Chiari Malformation, Concussions,
Craniofacial Injuries and Anomalies, Demyelinating Disorders, Dorsal Rhizotomy/Spasticity program, Electromyography (EMG)/Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV),Endoscopic
Surgery, Epilepsy Surgery (Seizure Disorder), Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery for Epilepsy and Brain Tumors, Hydrocephalus, Leukodystrophy, Moya
Moya Disease, Multidisciplinary brain and spinal tumor program, MRI Guided Laser Interstitial Thermal Ablation Therapy, Myelomeningocele Care Center, Neurofibromatosis Clinic, Neurocritical Care, Neurogenetic and Metabolic Disorders, Neuromuscular Diseases and Muscular Dystrophy, Nerve Damage-Brachial Plexus
Surgery, Pediatric Stroke, Pituitary Tumors, Sleep Disorder, Spina Bifida, Spinal Cord Injuries, Spasticity Clinic and Surgical Program, Spinal Disorders,
Syringomelia, Skull Base Surgery, Traumatic Brain Injury, Tourette Syndrome, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) and Vagal Nerve Stimulation.
For further information or to schedule an appointment call (313) 745-KIDS or toll-free at (888) 362-2500.
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