The Department’s Division of Functional Neurosurgery treats patients with treatment resistant neurological disorders, such as epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, chronic pain and spasticity.
Jefferson Brain Tumor Center
The Division of Neuro-Oncology was established within the Department in 1995 by David W. Andrews, MD, Professor of Neurological Surgery. The Division was established to provide multimodality and interdisciplinary care for patients with brain tumors while simultaneously advancing our knowledge and treatment of brain tumors.
Jefferson Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
This is a multi-disciplinary program for epilepsy with one of the largest referral bases and clinical volumes in the country, providing a variety of surgical and non-surgical approaches to epilepsy.
Neurovascular Surgery & Endovascular Neurosurgery
This Division represents a comprehensive approach to cerebrovascular disease that includes microsurgery, endovascular embolization techniques for aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations, and stereotactic radiosurgery for brain AVMs using the Gamma Knife and X Knife (LINAC based).
The pediatric neurosurgery rotation at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia provides residents with experience in pediatric inpatient and outpatient care, as well as the evaluation and management of complex craniofacial reconstructions, neoplasms, vascular malformations, epilepsy procedures and spasticity procedures.
Spinal & Peripheral Nerve Disorders
As a Level I Trauma Center and Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience treat more patients with disorders of the spine and spinal cord injury than any other program in the northeastern United States.