Pediatric Neurosurgery

Norton Children’s Neurosurgery treats some of the most complex brain and spine conditions in children.

Part of Norton Neuroscience Institute, Norton Children’s Neurosurgery offers surgical treatment for all types of neurological disorders affecting the nervous system and skull, including traumatic injury, hydrocephalus, brain tumors and epilepsy.

Comprehensive Care From Norton Children’s

As part of the Norton Children’s system, our neurosurgery team partners with plastic surgery, orthopedics, neurology, oncology and other specialties to provide innovative care tailored to the individual needs of each child, teen or young adult.

Our neurosurgeons are committed to finding better treatments and improving the health of every child they treat. Norton Children’s Neurosurgery works with a support team of rehabilitation therapists, child life therapists and others to make sure each and every child has access to the care they deserve.

Conditions Treated by Norton Children’s Neurosurgeons

Norton Children’s Neurosurgery completes more than 500-650 surgeries each year. Our pediatric neurosurgeons team with plastic surgeons, oncologists, orthopedic surgeons and other specialists to provide a high level of expertise for a wide range of conditions.

Norton Children’s Neurosurgery provides comprehensive care for children with conditions including:

  • Brain tumor
  • Brain injury/concussion
  • Chiari malformation
  • Craniofacial surgery
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Neuropsychology
  • Spasticity
  • Spina bifida
  • Spine surgery
  • Spine tumor
  • Tethered spinal cord
  • Trauma
Neuroscience

Norton Children’s Neuroscience Institute

Connect with the Norton Children’s neurology team
(502) 588-3650

Connect with the Norton Children’s neurosurgery team
(502) 583-1697

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