Penn State Health Pediatric Neurosurgery

Penn State Children's Hospital offers a comprehensive Pediatric Neurological Surgery Program with pediatric doctors whose specialty training has prepared them to treat the most complex disorders that can affect a child's brain and spinal cord. Taking a team approach to each child's diagnosis and therapy, pediatric neurosurgeons and physicians work together with clinical specialty nurses and other health care professionals, all using the most advanced techniques and instrumentation available.

The Pediatric Neurosurgery program includes treatment for:

  • brain tumors
  • craniofacial disorders
  • epilepsy
  • spasticity and cerebral palsy
  • pituitary tumors
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome
  • Chiari malformation
  • hydrocephalus
  • spina bifida
  • and many others.