Pediatric Neurosurgery Program

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The Pediatric Neurosurgery Program at The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital treats a wide range of nervous system diseases and craniofacial problems in children.

Comprehensive Services

  • Congenital malformations of the nervous system and skull
  • Brain and spinal cord tumors
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Peripheral nervous system tumors
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Chiari malformation
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Cerebral Cysts
  • Syringomyelia
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida/Tethered spinal cord
  • Congenital Spinal Anomalies
  • Back Pain
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Vascular malformations of the brain and spinal cord
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Concussion/Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Craniofacial problems
  • Prenatal consultations

Multidisciplinary Team Approach

Some children with complex problems may require the expertise of a variety of pediatric specialists beyond those in our Pediatric Neurosurgery Program. For situations that require a multidisciplinary approach, BMSCH offers a wealth of expertise in every pediatric field, including radiology, interventional radiology, anesthesiology, cardiology, endocrinology, intensive care, maternal-fetal medicine, neonatology, neurology, oncology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, radiation oncology, rehabilitation medicine, rheumatology and urology.

Whenever necessary, specialists from across the spectrum of care will work together to meet the needs of our young patients.

Patient Stories

  • After open heart surgery, 7-year-old Lily's biggest concern was the availability of blue ice pops and the unpleasant taste of acetaminophen. “Considering that she had open heart surgery, I'll take those complaints any day!” said her mother, Denise.

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  • When reflecting back on his time in the Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Program, Adrian said, “I had fun the entire time.”

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  • “Her health problem was very stressful for us, but that’s all gone now — because she’s OK.”

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