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Pediatric Neurosurgery

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Our Approach

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.

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.
  • Once a diagnosis of craniosynostosis has been established, treatment options will be discussed with you by your craniofacial specialist team.
    Download a treatment brochure
  • Once a diagnosis of hydrocephalus has been established, treatment options will be discussed with you by your pediatric neurosurgery team.
    Download a treatment brochure
  • Once a diagnosis of chiari malformation has been established, treatment options will be discussed with you by your pediatric neurosurgery team.
    Download a treatment brochure
 

Our Providers

Augusta University Medical Center specialists provide care and support throughout your entire healthcare journey.

Lima, Maria Helena, MD

Plastic Surgery

Florentino, Ivan, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Prosser, John Drew, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology

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