At Neurosurgery Associates, patients often ask us about the main differences between an adult and a pediatric neurosurgeon. In this short video, Dr. Joseph Shehadi, neurosurgeon specialized in the treatment of adults, tackles the subject. He notes three major differences: 1- Patient age group. 2- Problems treated. 3- Studies and training. 1- An [ ]. based on the average of 9 provider reviews for Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery. 1 5. Review of Dr. Gurtner-Optional Patient in Chesapeake, VA | 04/25/2018. Not Likely. First surgery 7/2002 for Herniated Disc L5S1 seemed successful until 2/2003 while doing exercises heard a pop. Went to see dr. dismissed me and wasn't interested.3.7/5(9).
If your child has problems involving the head, spine, or nervous system, a pediatric neurosurgeon has the experience and qualifications to treat your child. Neurosurgical problems seen by pediatric neurosurgeons are often quite different from those commonly seen by adult or general neurosurgeons. The surgical treatment of these conditions requires the expertise of surgeons specially trained in this field. The team at Advanced Neurosurgery Associates (ANA) specializes in both pediatric and adult neurosurgery disorders and diseases.
Evolution of Neurosurgical Care. As the face of healthcare changes from year to year, the challenge to stay ahead of the curve is ever present. Patients demand the highest level of care, employing the smartest strategies, using the safest approaches, with the best possible outcome. Adult Clinical Programs There are busy clinical programs in: Brachial Plexus/Peripheral Nerve Surgery; Functional Neurosurgery (including Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, and Pain); Neurocritical Care; Neurosurgical Oncology; Pediatric Neurosurgery; Pituitary/Cranial Skull Base Neurosurgery; Spine Surgery; and Vascular Neurosurgery.