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Pediatric Conditions Treated

The Division of Paediatric Neurosurgery at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital offers state of the art surgical management of disorders of the nervous system including:

  • Arachnoid Cysts
  • Brain Tumors
  • Chiari Malformations
  • Craniosynostosis and Craniofacial Syndromes
  • Epilepsy
  • Head and Spine Trauma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory/Infectious processes of the brain and spine (e.g. brain abscess)
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Myelomeningocele and other congenital spinal anomalies
  • Peripheral nerve surgery (e.g. brachial plexus repair)
  • Spasticity (selective dorsal rhizotomy/baclofen pumps)
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Vascular Malformations of the brain (Aneurysms and Arteriovenous Malformations) and spinal cord