Neurology & Neurosurgery
If you've been diagnosed with a brain or nerve condition, you'll want the most advanced care from top specialists in the field. Cedars-Sinai is a leader in the treatment of more than 150 complex neurological disorders, and conducts research that brings new hope for patients and caregivers. Ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, our neurosurgeons and neurologists work together with experienced care teams to give you the most effective treatment possible.
A cerebrospinal fluid leak caused Beth Johnson’s brain to shift and sag away from her skull when she tried to stand, leading to severe headaches and periods of confusion. After a previous attempt to repair the tear in the lining around her spinal cord was unsuccessful, she spent weeks in bed before meeting Dr. Wouter Schievink.