Pediatric Neurological Conditions We Treat

The pediatric neurosurgeons at the Pediatric Neurosurgery Program, along with the multidisciplinary team of expert pediatric physicians, treat the following conditions:

  • Tumors
    • Brain and spinal cord tumors
    • Neurocutaneous syndromes
  • Congenital malformations
    • Anomalies of the vertebral column
    • Arachnoid cysts
    • Chiari malformation and spinal cord syrinxes
    • Craniosynostosis, craniofacial reconstruction and deformational plageocephaly
    • In utero neurosurgical conditions
    • Neural tube defects
    • Tethered cord
    • Pediatric stroke, Moya Moya disease and other vascular malformations
  • Functional neurosurgery
    • Brachial plexus injury
    • Medical intractable epilepsy
    • Spasticity surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Trauma
Diagnostic Tools

Though the links below lead to adult imaging techniques, the pediatric imaging specialists at Cedars-Sinai S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center are sensitive to providing children with the lowest-dose radiation possible. The center participates in the Alliance for Radiation Safety's "Image Gently" campaign. 

Diagnostic testing may include: