Gamma Knife Center

University Hospital

Room G512

1221 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions

Call 434.924.8129

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Location hours:

  • Monday - Friday | 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Parking: Free with validation, using your green parking ticket when you register at your appointment. Use the Lee St. and 11th St. parking garages.

Shuttle service: Runs every 30 minutes, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Find shuttle stop locations.

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Gamma Knife Center
Room G512
1221 Lee St.
Charlottesville, VA 22903
United States

434.924.8129

Directions
Overview

Gamma Knife is a noninvasive technique used to treat neurological conditions, including acoustic neuromas, metastatic tumors, pituitary adenomas, epilepsy and movement disorders. It's safe and effective in performing brain surgery without entering the skull. No knife or scalpel is used; Instead highly focused beams of radiation target specific areas of the brain to treat your neurological condition. 

Advantages to Gamma Knife include:

  • Treatment is performed in a single sitting
  • There's no cutting or shaving of the patient’s hair
  • Hospital stays are shorter and require less recovery time than traditional surgery
  • This surgery avoids many of the risks of open surgery such as hemorrhage, infection and cerebral spinal fluid leak
  • The optimized radiation dose minimizes the risk of damage to the brain and thereby preserves normal brain function

Our center has treated more than 10,000 patients from 54 countries and across the United States. 

Learn more about the Gamma Knife procedure at UVA.

 

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