Welcome to Penn State Hershey Neurosurgery
Penn State Hershey Neurosurgery is actively involved in the treatment of conditions involving the brain, skull, spine, and nervous system.
Penn State Hershey Neurosurgery is among the first to offer the latest procedures and the most modern multidisciplinary approach to treatments. Neuro-oncology offers protocols for the treatment of patients with benign and malignant brain and spinal cord tumors.
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Penn State Hershey performs 1,000th Gamma Knife procedure
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center recently completed its 1,000th Gamma Knife radiosurgery procedure. Gamma Knife radiosurgery uses a single dose of radiation instead of a surgeon's scalpel to treat a wide range of diseases, including both benign and malignant tumors, Parkinson's disease, vascular malformation and lesions that cause epilepsy.
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Penn State Hershey Recognized for Quality Care for Heart Failure and Stroke Patients
Medical Center receives Gold Plus and Honor Roll designations for both programs
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has recognized Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center for its ongoing commitment to providing high-level care to heart failure and stroke patients.
The Medical Center has received the Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and the Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award through the Get With The Guidelines program. Learn More >>
- Medical Center receives national recognition for Advanced Stroke Care
- Penn State Hershey Neurosurgeons listed in Castle Connolly Top Doctors
- Penn State Hershey Neurosurgeons named Best Doctors in America
- Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center Certification
- Congratulations to graduate students Ahmed Alkhateeb (Ph.D. Program, Cell & Molecular Biology), Fatima Ali-Rahmani (Ph.D. Program, Molecular Medicine), and Cody Weston (M.D./Ph.D. Program, Neuroscience) on being awarded the Graduate Alumni Endowed Scholarship. Ali-Rahmani also received an alumni scholarship from the class of 1971. Earlier in 2012, Alkhateeb also received the Outstanding Dissertation award in Life Sciences - a Penn State wide competition. These awards, coupled with the CTSA scholarship that Xiaowei (Bill) Su won earlier in the year, represent the outstanding achievements of our neuroscience graduate students.
- Kevin M. Cockroft, M.D. - Consumers' Research Council of America: Guide to America's Top Surgeons 2007 Edition
- James R. Connor, Ph.D. - University Distinguished Professor, Penn State University 2007
- Mark Dias, M.D. - Children's Hospital Research Award April 2008, Advocacy Award from Family and Children's Services of central Pennsylvania, April 2008
- Robert Harbaugh, M.D., F.A.A.N.S., F.A.C.S., F.A.H.A. - University Distinguished Professor, Penn State University, 2008
Experts and patients discuss brain tumor diagnosis, treatment and recovery
Stroke Survivor stories
Patients and Physicians discuss the latest treatments of back pain and spinal injuries
Discovering Treatment Options for Essential Tremors
Experts and patients discuss the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of carotid artery disease
Restless Leg Syndrome
- Special lighting of the Crescent building recognizes upcoming occasions As part of an ongoing effort to reduce energy usage and operate in a more cost efficient and environmentally friendly manner, Penn State Hershey installed an LED lighting system to illuminate its signature Crescent building, replacing the original and less efficient facade lighting. This week, the building is lit in blue in honor of National Child Abuse Awareness Month.More...
- Pinwheel garden set up in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to recognize that everyone can play a part in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children and families in the community. Over the last week, new decorations have popped up on the lawn of Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.More...
- Changes to patent examination is topic of next Ideas in Innovation The Penn State Hershey Office of Technology Development will host the next installment of the Ideas in Innovation Series from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30 in the Hershey Center for Applied Research, adjacent to the Penn State Hershey campus. The latest session is titled “A Myriad of Changes.”More...
- Penn State Hershey IBD experts in Wilkes-Barre on April 29 To help people living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis in northeastern Pennsylvania, experts with Penn State Hershey Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center will host a patient symposium on the evening of Tuesday, April 29 at Penn State Wilkes-Barre.More...