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Pediatric Neurosurgery

UVA's pediatric neurosurgery services bring together a team of experts to care for your child.

We offer one of the most experienced, technologically advanced and comprehensive pediatric neurosurgery programs in the state. Whether it's spine or brain surgery, we try to perform less-invasive procedures to:

  • Decrease pain
  • Cut down on the length of hospital stays 
  • Shorten recovery time

We offer a multidisciplinary approach to caring for your child and work closely with pediatric neurologydevelopmental pediatrics and therapeutic services.

Services We Offer

  • Pediatric spinal disorders and deformity, including dysraphism
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal cord injuries
U.S. News & World Report ranks UVA Children's neurology & neurosurgery care as among the best in the nation.

Nationally Ranked Neurosurgery for Children

U.S. News & World Report ranks UVA Children's neurosurgery care among the best in the country. Our children's neurosurgeons are ready to help your child through even the most complex conditions using their world-class expertise and the latest technology. At UVA Children’s, keeping your kids healthy is our mission.

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Faster Neurological Imaging for Kids

Brain and spine imaging plays an important role in neurosurgery. If your child has a neurosurgical need, they may need multiple scans during their treatment process.

Learn more about our pediatric imaging services

Online Info About Pediatric Neurosurgery

Brain Injury


Neurological Disorders

Spina Bifida

Spinal Cord Injury

Tuberous Sclerosis

Savannah's Story

Born with a rare cranial deformity, Savannah was airlifted to UVA at just a few days old. After 20 surgeries, she feels like she grew up at UVA. View Transcript.

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