Neurosurgery

Chronic neck and back pain are among the most common reasons for a visit to a doctor’s office. If medical management is unsuccessful or deemed unlikely to be sufficient, referral to a neurosurgeon may be made. Sentara Martha Jefferson Hopsital neurosurgeons offer minimally invasive spinal surgery and treat adult cranial and spinal disorders, primary and metastatic tumors of the brain, skull base tumors, stereotactic surgery and spinal trauma.

Among the spine disorders treated include:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Spine injuries
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Herniated discs
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal deformity (scoliosis, kyphosis)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis fractures
  • Degenerative joint disease
  • Spinal tumors
  • Spinal infections
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery

Among the cranial disorders treated include:

  • Brain tumors
  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus
  • Intracranial hemorrhage
  • Subdural and epidural hematomas

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