Pediatric Services

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 fenestration

Brain Tumors 
Brain tumor evaluation and treatment 
Minimally invasive approaches 
Laser interstitial therapy 
Endoscopic approaches 
Complex “nonoperative” tumor treatment

Chiari Malformations 
Evaluation and treatment

Craniosynostosis 
Evaluation and treatment 
Minimally invasive approaches to skull reconstruction

Head or Spinal Trauma 
Evaluation and surgical intervention 
Carolina Sports Concussion Program

Hydrocephalus 
Endoscopic treatment of hydrocephalus 
Ventricular shunt placement

Spina Bifida 
Evaluation and surgical treatment

Epilepsy & Seizure Disorders 
Temporal lobectomy 
Corpus callosotomy 
Hemispherectomy 
Treatment of tumors and malformations causing epilepsy 
Vagal nerve stimulator for seizure management 
Laser interstitial therapy for epileptic lesions 
Treatment of hypothalamic hamartomas

Spasticity 
Selective dorsal rhizotomy 

Spine Disorders 
Evaluation and treatment of spinal cord and spinal tumors 
Treatment of spinal instability and deformity 
Detethering procedure for tethered spinal cord 
Complex craniocervical reconstruction

Vascular Malformations Treated 
Aneurysms 
Arteriovenous malformations 
Moyamoya disease 
Cavernous malformations

Neurocutaneous Diseases Treated 
Neurofibromatosis 
Von Hippel-Lindau disease 
Tuberous sclerosis 
Sturge-Webber syndrome 

Meet our Neurosurgeons who specialize in Pediatrics

Martin M. Henegar, MD
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Sarah C. Jernigan, MD, MPH
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Mark D. Van Poppel, MD
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Scott D. Wait, MD
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