Pediatric Neurosurgery

The Department of Neurosurgery provides, under the direction of Doctors Jason E. Blatt and Lance Governale a full range of pediatric neurosurgical services. UF is a regional center for the treatment of a variety of congenital disorders, including spina bifida, hydrocephalus, tethered cord, cerebral palsy, Chiari malformation, craniosynostosis, and spasticity. Pediatric brain tumors including medulloblastoma, ependymoma, and pilocytic astrocytoma are frequently referred.
Over 300 pediatric neurosurgical procedures are performed annually at the University of Florida.

Drawing: Lateral View Synostosis