Pediatric neurosurgery at Methodist Children's Hospital

Our Pediatric Neurosurgery program is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary program specializing in the surgical treatments of brain and spinal disorders in children from the prenatal period to late adolescence. Our highly skilled staff is committed to a team-oriented approach to care. We stand by the statement that each patient is everyone’s patient.

For the child and family’s convenience, we are committed to providing a phone consultation within 24 hours and appointments within one week.

To learn more about pediatric neurosurgery services at Methodist Children’s Hospital, call (210) 575-0355.

Conditions we treat:

  • Hydrocephalus
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Brain and spinal cord tumors
  • Spina bifida and other neural tube malformations
  • Chiari malformation
  • Vascular diseases and prenatal counseling for neurosurgical conditions
  • Craniofacial disorders
  • Spasticity
  • Cerebral cysts
  • Neurosurgical trauma
  • Spine anomalies

Our multidisciplinary team includes:

  • Pediatric neurologists
  • Craniofacial surgeons
  • Pediatric hematology oncologists
  • Board certified pediatricians
  • Intensivists, anesthesiologists
  • In-house neonatologists providing 24/7 care

We are proud of the broad spectrum of pediatric support services. Our certified child life specialists, full-time art therapist, virtual gaming specialist and certified facility dogs help us provide incomparable care. We are determined to treat each patient with compassion and respect.

A member of the Sarah Cannon Research Institute, we are proud to offer new and innovative treatment methods to evaluate, diagnose and remove brain and spinal cord tumors using a multi-disciplinary approach to treating our pediatric cancer patients. Your child will receive the specialized expertise of a neurosurgeon and radiation oncologist in the same setting. This approach helps in faster diagnosis and quicker time to treatment.

About Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute

Methodist Healthcare is part of Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare. Our family of hospitals provides comprehensive cancer services with convenient access to cutting-edge therapies for people facing cancer in our communities. From diagnosis, to treatment and survivorship care, our oncology expertise ensures you have access to locally-trusted care with the support of a globally-recognized network.

askSARAH helpline

Have cancer questions? We can help. askSARAH is a dedicated helpline for your cancer-related questions. Our specially-trained nurses are available 24/7 and all calls are confidential. Contact askSARAH at (210) 507-0941 or chat online at askSARAH.