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Conditions & Treatments

We don't just have the best neurosurgeons in Virginia; we have some of the best in the world treating your condition at a top neurology hospital.

Brain Tumors

We offer a range of innovative options, including some of the most advanced brain tumor treatments available. We work with the UVA Cancer Center, one of only two National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Clinical Cancer Centers in Virginia, and we offer the most advanced treatments available, including Gamma Knife and services through our Skull Base Center.

We're home to the only therapy suite in Central Virginia that lets our neurosurgeons evaluate the success of brain tumor removal mid-surgery. 

Pituitary Tumors

Our team sees more pituitary tumor patients than any other clinic in the world. Our unique offering: A two-day clinic for convenient, effective treatment.

Epilepsy

Our comprehensive care includes both a team approach and the ability to apply every available diagnostic and treatment option. At UVA, we offer a Level 4 epilepsy surgery center, the highest designation assigned by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.

Spine Center

We treat everything from simple to complex spine disorders, including back pain, neck pain, cervical and lumbar degenerative disc disease, cervical disc herniation, spinal tumors, degenerative disc disease, cervical and lumbar stenosis, vertebral compression fractures, degenerative disc disease, scoliosis and deformities. For the majority of patients, we try non-surgical treatments first. Sometimes, treatments are combined to increase effectiveness. Our surgical options include less invasive procedures that may result in shorter hospital stays and shorter recovery time.

UVA's Stroke Center

UVA is the only center in the region capable of certain treatments that can potentially reverse stroke if applied within hours of onset. Our Stroke Center has trained stroke neurologists on call 24 hours a day.

Movement Disorders and Tremors

Our team offers innovative treatments for Parkinson's disease tremors and dystonia, including deep brain stimulation and focused ultrasound. Other movement disorders treated include Huntington's disease, tremor, chorea, myoclonus, ataxia and tic disorders, including Tourette syndrome.

Alzheimer’s and Other Memory Disorders

Our care team provides evaluations and treatment for individuals with a wide range of memory and cognitive disorders, including mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia due to Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. 

We also provide interdisciplinary treatment through UVA’s Memory and Aging Care Clinic (MACC) and Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC), as well as access to many clinical trials. 

Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injuries and Concussions

Medical treatment for brain and spinal cord injuries changes rapidly as doctors learn more about the science of repair and recovery. Our doctors perform research that often leads to new treatments in these areas. We have an intensive care unit dedicated to the care of patients with brain injuries, as well as a unit specially designed to care for patients with spinal cord injuries.

Learn more about care for brain trauma and neurocritical care at UVA.

We also have a treatment program and Brain Injury and Concussion Clinic dedicated to sports concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries.

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