Our Approach to Congenital Brain and Spinal Anomalies
Congenital anomalies occur when the plates in a baby's skull or spine form in an unusual way. Some of the many types of anomalies are very common. Our team of specialists at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, offers expertise and the latest treatment options for all congenital abnormalities.
The brain and spine are delicate and complex areas. We understand that children with complex conditions need a specialist with advanced training. Our team includes some of the most experienced neurosurgeons in the state of Florida. As needed, they with work with rehabilitative specialists, orthopaedists, neurologists, geneticists and/or psychologists to develop the best plan for each child.
What We Treat
- Anomalies of the vertebral column
- Arachnoid cysts
- Chiari malformation
- Craniosynostosis and deformational plagiocephaly
- Pediatric stroke, Moya Moya disease and other vascular malformations
- Spina bifida and other neural tube defects
- Tethered cord