When your child has a neurological condition that affects the brain, spine or nerves, proper treatment is crucial to their health. Sometimes, surgery is necessary to treat conditions of these sensitive areas, which can be frightening for both the child and the family.

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At University of Missouri Children’s Hospital our pediatric neurosurgeons provide specialized care for infants, children, adolescents and young adults with neurological conditions. We understand that your child has unique needs and often requires multidisciplinary care. That’s why we offer advanced pediatric-specialized diagnostics, treatments and technologies so your child has every advantage.

Our pediatric neurosurgeons participate fully as members of a multidisciplinary team of:

  • Genetic specialists
  • Intensive care specialists
  • Neurologists
  • Neuropsychologists
  • Oncologists (cancer specialists)
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Orthopedic surgeons
  • Pediatric general surgeons
  • Pediatricians
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialists
  • Physical therapy specialists
  • Plastic surgeons

Brain, spine and nerve conditions we treat

We treat a variety of conditions affecting the brain, spine and nerves, including: