If your child suffers from a pediatric neurological disorder, it’s comforting to know that the top-rated pediatric neurosurgeons from the Children's Hospital of Georgia in Augusta, perform leading-edge pediatric neurosurgeries on children from birth to age 21.
Why Choose Us
Care in our pediatric neurosurgery hospital facilities offer:
- The region’s only pediatric neurosurgeon supported by pediatric neurologists, anesthesiologists and other pediatric specialists including pediatric plastic surgeons, maternal-fetal medicine specialists and pediatric urologists
- Care for congenital neurological disorders such as hydrocephalus, tethered cord and myelomeningocele
- Providing the most advanced surgical care of brain tumors to include the state of the art Gamma Knife Center for treating inoperable brain tumors and other disorders.
- Collaborative care and minimally invasive approaches for Craniosynostosis & other craniofacial malformations
- Clipping of aneurysms, an open-skull procedure during which a metal clip is placed across the neck of an aneurysm
- Endovascular coiling in the state of the art angiography suite to provide care for vascular malformation including resection of AVM’s and the clipping of aneurysms.
- A state-of-the-art biplanar angiography suite to identify and treat problems with blood vessels in the brain
- Inpatient care in the area’s only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), if needed
- Inpatient care in the area’s only Level IV (the highest level) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), if needed
- A neonatal and pediatric transport team
- Child Life Specialists to help children understand and cope with care
- Patient Family Centered Care
- Located just steps away from the front door of the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta provides a "home away from home" for families with a child receiving care at CHOG who live 25 miles or more away from Augusta.
Conditions We Treat
A condition in which skull sutures close too early. This may not only restrict brain growth and development, but may raise some cosmetic concerns as well.
Develops when there is either a disruption of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) flow or a problem with CSF absorption.
Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
- Once a diagnosis of craniosynostosis has been established, treatment options will be discussed with you by your craniofacial
- Once a diagnosis of hydrocephalus has been established, treatment options will be discussed with you by your pediatric
- Once a diagnosis of chiari malformation has been established, treatment options will be discussed with you by your pediatric