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Patient care involves members of a multidisciplinary team which includes doctors, nurses and radiation therapists. Learn more about the clinical services and programs offered by the Department of Neurosurgery.
The Stephen E. and Catherine Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital offers the most advanced care for patients with brain tumors and nervous system tumors.
Run jointly by Massachusetts General Hospital and Massachusetts Eye and Ear, the Cranial Base Center treats tumors and other cranial nerve disorders.
The Functional Neurosurgery Center at Massachusetts General Hospital provides expert evaluations and surgical treatment for patients with movement disorders, trigeminal neuralgia, epilepsy and psychiatric conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and chronic pain.
The Neuroendocrine Surgical Service at Massachusetts General Hospital evaluates, treats and manages care for patients with pituitary and hypothalamic tumors and other complex disorders. Treatment for adenomas sometimes includes transsphenoidal surgery.
Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU) patients receive intensive medical and nursing management for post-surgical and post-interventional conditions, as well as stroke, cerebral hemorrhage, seizure, and head and spinal cord injuries.
The Neurosurgical Spine Service at Massachusetts General Hospital specializes in neurosurgical treatment of the entire spectrum of spine disorders, providing services from diagnosis through surgery and rehabilitation.
The Pediatric Neurosurgical Service, part of MassGeneral Hospital for Children in Boston, diagnoses and treats all neurosurgical conditions of infants, children and adolescents.
The Peripheral Nerve Surgery Service at Massachusetts General Hospital treats peripheral nerve injuries, tumors and other disorders affecting the network of nerves that link the brain and spinal cord to other parts of the body.
The Proton Stereotactic Radiosurgery Center provides a complete range of services for the diagnosis and non-invasive proton beam radiosurgery and fractionated radiosurgery treatment for brain and spinal tumors and other vascular malformations.
The Endovascular and Open Vascular Neurosurgery Program at Massachusetts General Hospital specializes in Neuroendovascular problems of the brain and spinal cord, including brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) and carotid disease.
The Proton Beam Unit at Mass General was founded in 1962 and has the largest experience with stereotactic radiosurgery of any center in the United States. Learn more about these advanced procedures.
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