Pediatric Neurosurgery - Stamford Health

Pediatric Neurosurgery

What is pediatric neurosurgery? 

Children with nervous system problems need ongoing and close follow-up care from a young age through adolescence. Pediatric neurosurgery is a specialty that diagnoses, treats and manages problems in children's nervous systems, as well as head and spinal deformities. 

What conditions do pediatric neurosurgeons treat? 

  • Head deformities
  • Spine deformities
  • Problems and injuries of the brain, spine, or nerves
  • Gait abnormalities (spasticity)
  • Birth injuries (weakness of arms and legs)