Welcome to Penn State Hershey Pediatric Neurosurgery
Penn State Hershey 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. Visit Our Services section to see a more complete list of services we provide.
The Medical Minute: Easing back-to-school anxieties in kids
After a summer of lazy afternoons and late bedtimes, parents of school-aged children face the deadline for helping their young ones transition to not only a new routine and schedule -- but also the academic and social challenges a new school year brings. “The bigger the transition, the younger the child and the less experience with school, the more potential there is for anxiety,” says Dr. James Waxmonsky, associate professor of psychiatry and division chief of child psychiatry at Penn State Hershey.More...
Women will benefit from the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage
Women could benefit greatly from the Affordable Care Act's mandate for contraceptive coverage, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.More...
Superhero Window Washers: The Sequel!
Four window washers put down their cleaning tools and transformed into superheroes Wednesday (Aug. 13) for a costumed descent down the side of Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.More...
Talk planned on understanding the science of meditation
What is the effect of meditation on your physical and mental health? Is there any scientific basis or evidence for meditation? Can meditation be used as an alternative therapy? An upcoming lecture will offer the answers to these questions.More...