Neurosurgery | UnityPoint Health Quad Cities

Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery refers to any number of surgical procedures performed on not only the central nervous system, but even the spinal cord and peripheral nervous system. Neurosurgery encompasses surgeries for trauma, surgical clipping for brain aneurysms, and even certain operations to help mitigate psychiatric diseases. Visit our Neurological Services section.

Neurosurgery is often a treatment option for the following conditions:

  • Brain tumors
  • Stroke
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Movement disorders

Neurosurgical Procedures:

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Ulnar Nerve Transposition
  • Vagus Nerve Simulation for treatment of epilepsy to reduce seizures
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation for treatment of chronic leg and back pain
  • Deep Brain Stimulation for treatment of tremors and Parkinson's disease
  • Intrathecal Baclofen Pump for therapy of multiple sclerosis, spasticity
  • Intrathecal Morphine Pain Pump for end stage cancer pain

Spinal Procedures:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
  • Cervical Corpectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Fusion
  • Kyphoplasty for spinal fractures
  • Discectomy and Microdiscectomy or minimally invasive percutaneous
  • Lumbar Fusion - Anterior or Posterior; open or minimally invasive
  • Spinal Cord Tumors

Cranial Procedures:

  • Craniotomy for bleeding, tumors
  • Ventricular Shunt Placement

To find a surgeon at Trinity visit Find a Doctor.