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Neurosciences Institute

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Neurosurgery

If you have a neurological condition that requires neurosurgery—such as cervical or spinal disorders, aneurysm or brain tumor—you want to know that you are in the hands of the best possible team. Our knowledgeable, experienced neurosurgical team at Rochester Regional Health offers expertise in treating a broad range of neurological conditions. Our team's advanced training allows them to handle a variety of complex cases, employing the most sophisticated techniques available. Our program is one of the largest in the region and our surgeons perform thousands of neurosurgeries each year.

A patient-centered approach

Our dedicated team works with you and your family to ensure that you understand your condition, your options for treatment and your expectations for recovery. We deliver exceptional care; our patients’ results speak for themselves. Hear from retired state trooper Jose Vazquez about his spinal procedure that has changed his life for the better. 

Exceeding expectations

We use state-of-the-art technology to offer you some of the most advanced microscopic and stereotactic surgical procedures in the region, with neurosurgery results that often exceed national standards. Our neurosurgery program has:

  • Excellent neurosurgery outcomes
  • Low complication rates
  • Low infection rates
    Shorter lengths of hospital stay

A full spectrum of neurosurgical services

We offer the full spectrum of neurosurgical services in state-of-the-art operating facilities. We focus on providing high-quality services and compassionate patient care.

Our neurosurgical program offers a comprehensive suite of services. Our neurosurgeons take a conservative approach to your care: We want to be certain that surgery is necessary and that it will be successful.

Our goal is to help you achieve the results you are looking for — the results you need to regain comfort and function. Our surgical team is backed by knowledgeable support staff, experienced advanced practice providers and a seasoned team of interventional and post-surgical outpatient providers. We are all here to assist you before and after the surgery.

With access to the most advanced surgical technology and the collaborative experience of specialists in neurology, neuroradiology, neurointerventional, oncology and neuropathology, you can rest assured that you will receive the most accurate diagnosis and the superior, compassionate care of a team dedicated to you.

Conditions we treat

Our neurosurgical team treats a variety of conditions including:

Brain and head

  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
  • Bell's palsy
  • Brain trauma
  • Brain tumors
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Extradural hemorrhage
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Metastatic brain tumor
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Premature neuroectodermal tumors (PNET)
  • Primary lymphoma of the brain
  • Stroke
  • Sturge-Weber syndrome
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Tuberous sclerosis

Spine and back

  • Brachial plexus
  • Cauda equina syndrome
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Lumbar disc protrusions
  • Sciatica
  • Spina bifida
  • Spinal canal stenosis
  • Spinal cord compression
  • Spinal cord trauma
  • Spinal tumor
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Syringomyelia
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome

 

Brain and head Acoustic neuroma Aneurysm Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) Bell's palsy Brain trauma Brain tumors Carotid artery disease Cerebral amyloid angiopathy Craniopharyngioma Craniosynostosis Epilepsy Extradural hemorrhage Hydrocephalus Metastatic brain tumor Neurofibromatosis Parkinson’s disease Premature neuroectodermal tumors (PNET) Primary lymphoma of the brain Stroke Sturge-Weber syndrome Subarachnoid hemorrhage Trigeminal neuralgia Tuberous sclerosis

Peripheral nerves

  • Distal median nerve dysfunction
  • Essential tremor
  • Ulnar nerve dysfunction
Spine and back Brachial plexus Cauda equina syndrome Degenerative disc disease Lumbar disc protrusions Sciatica Spina bifida Spinal canal stenosis Spinal cord compression Spinal cord trauma Spinal tumor Spondylolisthesis Syringomyelia Thoracic outlet syndrome

Pituitary gland

  • Acromegaly
  • Cushing's syndrome
  • Pituitary tumor
  • Prolactinoma

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