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Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery

If you and your neurosciences (neurology, neurosurgery) care team identify neurosurgery as an option to treat your particular health condition, you can take advantage of the comprehensive, personalized neurosurgical services at OU Health in Oklahoma City, Edmond and Tulsa.

Comprehensive Neurosurgery Services & Treatment

At OU Health, you benefit from expert diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of neurologic conditions affecting the brain, nerves and spine. You’ll work with a team of experienced OU Health neurosurgeons who hold advanced training in the entire range of neurosurgical techniques such as:

  • Brain tumor surgery – Includes awake craniotomy with language and motor mapping using tractography and fMRI; provided in collaboration with OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center, Oklahoma’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Cancer Center, for innovative neuro-oncology care and treatment, including access to clinical trials and multidisciplinary programs

  • Deep brain stimulation (DBS) – Addresses movement disorders

  • Endoscopic endonasal surgery – Treats conditions in the head and neck

  • Endovascular surgery – Offers innovative use of stents for aneurysm and stroke

  • Image-guided surgical navigation – Ensures pinpoint accuracy when operating in delicate locations

  • Laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT) and responsive neurostimulation (Neuropace) – Treats epilepsy and seizures

  • Skull-base surgery – Repairs hard-to-reach areas at the base of the skull

  • Spinal surgery – Encompasses complex, minimally invasive, robotic-assisted options; spinal fusion, lumbar decompression and more

  • Stereo EEG – Provides detailed evaluation of epilepsy before surgery

  • Stereotactic radiosurgery – Delivers precise doses of radiation therapies

  • Vagus nerve stimulation – Uses implantable device to treat seizures, depression, neurodegenerative disorders

Learn more about top-quality surgery services at OU Health.

Radiation Therapy for Neurosurgery Support

If appropriate for your neurological condition and neurosurgery procedure, your treatment plan may involve options such as internal radiation therapy (brachytherapy) or external radiation therapy, including proton beam, Gamma Knife® and linear accelerator options, because OU Health offers more types of radiation therapy in one place than anywhere else in the nation.

Nationally Recognized Care for Brain Trauma

Should you or a loved one face a traumatic brain injury, you’ll receive care from expert OU Health neurosurgeons as part of Oklahoma’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, nationally verified by the American College of Surgeons (ACoS). You also benefit from 24/7 coverage at the most advanced neurosurgery critical care unit in the state.

Related OU Health Services

As you and your neurosurgery care team review the treatment plan created for you or your loved one, take time to explore related OU Health services, including:

Stroke treatment through the nationally recognized OU Health Comprehensive Stroke Center with treatments and quick response times that far exceed national standards

Your Neurosurgery Care Team

When you or your loved ones choose OU Health neurosciences to care for your neurologic condition, you benefit from exceptional care provided by board-certified neurologists and neurosurgeons with advanced fellowship training and extensive education in their specialties.

Because they perform both standard and extremely complex neurological procedures every day, your OU Health neurosurgeons offer the extensive experience needed to provide the region’s top-quality neurosurgery care.

As our OU Health neurosurgery and neurology specialists work with local, national and international academic partners to explore critical health issues, publish research findings in prestigious national journals and teach the next generation of neuroscience professionals, they also bring research-based practices directly to your care, so you can achieve the best possible outcome for your specific situation.

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