Neurosurgery

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OU Medicine’s neurosurgery team provides a complete range of personalized surgical services for the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders of the brain and spine.

  • We have the state’s most comprehensive neurosurgical team to deliver advanced care for patients with brain tumors, spinal disorders, aneurysms and cerebrovascular disease, pediatric neurosurgical conditions, movement disorders and epilepsy, hydrocephalus, and trigeminal neuralgia.
  • As Oklahoma’s only neurosurgeons at an academic medical center, our surgeons are highly specialized and have access to the latest cutting-edge technology and research.
  • Our neurosurgeons are part of Oklahoma’s only Level I Trauma Team verified by the American College of Surgeons.  

Conditions We Treat

Our neurosurgeons are experts in treating various conditions, including:

  • Brain tumors alongside the services of the state’s only National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center, Stephenson Cancer Center.
  • Cerebrovascular disease (stroke, aneurysm and vascular malformations)
  • Epilepsy
  • Movement disorders (Parkinson's disease and spasticity)
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Complex Spine Deformity
  • Brain and Spine Trauma
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Peripheral Nerve Disease (Carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome) 

Surgical Techniques

  • Skull-base surgical approaches
  • Endoscopic endonasal surgery
  • Advanced techniques for brain tumor surgery: Awake craniotomy with language and motor mapping with tractography and fMRI
  • Cutting-edge endovascular approaches for aneurysm and stroke
  • Complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Image-guided surgery
  • Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT)
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Responsive Neurostimulation (Neuropace)
  • Vagal Nerve Stimulation
  • Stereo-EEG
  • Minimally Invasive and Robotic Spine Surgery
    
     
    Watch and learn more about the construction of the new OU Medicine Patient Tower with Ian Dunn, M.D., Chair of the Dept. of Neurosurgery.