Neurosurgery is a surgical specialty that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders that affect any part of the nervous system, including the brain, bone marrow, central and peripheral nervous system, and the cerebrovascular system. Specialists in this field are not limited to surgical interventions, but also to non-surgical procedures.

The most common conditions for this medical specialty are:

  • Congenital diseases such as hydrocephalus or spina bifida
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Diseases of the cervical spine
  • Sciatica
  • Herniated disc
  • Vertebral fractures
  • Lumbar spinal stenosis
  • Tumors of the brain or spine
  • Head and spine trauma
  • Stroke

Atena Medical Center, Neurosurgery Medical Team