pediatrics



Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates is here to make a difference for children in need of neurosurgical care. Our pediatric neurosurgery team works closely with Levine Children’s Hospital to deliver advanced treatment options that can have a positive impact on pediatric patients and their families.

Arachnoid Cysts
- Cyst shunt placement
- Endoscopic cyst fenestrations

Brain Tumors
- Brain tumor evaluation and treatment
- Traumatic brain injury treatment/follow-up
- Craniotomy for tumor excision
- Stereotactic procedures for tumor excision

Chiari Malformations
- Evaluation and treatment

Concussions
- Neurocognitive testing using ImPACT
- Recovery management

Craniosynostosis
- Assessment for consideration for cranial banding for asymmetrical head shapes
- Cranial reconstruction

Head or Spinal Trauma
- Evaluation and surgical intervention

Hydrocephalus
- Ventricular shunt placement
- Endoscopic third ventriculostomy for obstructive hydrocephalus

Myelodysplasia
- Evaluation and surgical intervention

Epilepsy & Seizure Disorders
- Vagal nerve stimulator for seizure management
- Temporal lobectomy
- Corpus callostomy
- Hemispherectomy

Scoliosis
- Evaluation and assessment
- Bracing
- Surgical intervention

Spasticity
- Selective dorsal rhizotomy
- Intrathecal Baclofen pump placement and management for spasticity

Spine Disorders
- Ventricular or lumbar shunt placement for pseudo tumor
- Detethering procedure for tethered spinal cord


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