Complex conditions affecting the brain and spinal cord requires expert precision. At Children’s Hospital, you have access to neurosurgery experts who are practiced in the latest surgical techniques. We provide surgical treatment solutions for children with brain and spine tumors, and spina bifida. We’ll tell you what to expect and make sure you’re completely confident with your child’s treatment plan before we move forward. When you and your child are actively engaged in the care process, you can amplify positive results.
Get expert pediatric neurosurgery care at LVHN
When you choose LVHN for your child’s neurosurgery care, they benefit from our:
Our expert team includes a pediatric neurosurgeon trained to care for complex neurological problems in children. We are the region’s only institutional member of the Children’s Hospital Association, which demonstrates our high quality of surgical care.
Child-focused care facilities
All pediatric surgeries happen in kid-friendly environments at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital or our outpatient J.B. and Kathleen Reilly Children’s Surgery Center. Our pediatric care teams are trained in the unique needs of babies and children.
We understand that each child’s needs are unique. We work closely with care coordinators, nurses and social workers to come up with a treatment plan that is best for your child. We support your care goals and provide the resources you need to feel confident in your child’s care.
Care for complex cases
Our pediatric neurosurgeon has deep expertise in performing intricate surgeries on small children. We offer effective surgical treatments for a range of benign brain tumors, such as Chiari malformation. Our Level II trauma center offers round-the-clock care for kids who experience head trauma and require surgery.
Intensive care units
Children who require extra monitoring are cared for in our neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) or pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). Highly trained doctors and nurses provide specialized full-time care focused on children.
Types of neurological disorders in children
At LVHN, we offer specialized pediatric care for:
- Benign brain tumors, such as Chiari malformation
- Cerebrovascular conditions, such as arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
- Spinal conditions, such as spina bifida
- Spine or head trauma