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Our Approach to Brachial Plexus Surgery

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Johns Hopkins experts are renowned for surgical treatment of brachial plexus injuries. Our team is skilled in assessing each patient and determining if and when surgery is appropriate.

You will benefit from our multi-specialty approach, with insights from specialists in neurology, neurosurgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and orthopaedics.

 
 

Request an Appointment

Call or email to request an appointment with our peripheral nerve surgery team.

Procedures

Our surgeons will recommend the best treatment for you based on how and when your brachial nerve was damaged. Surgery types include:

Nerve Repair

Re-connecting the two ends of a severed nerve if it's still viable

Nerve Graft

Bridging the gap left by an injured nerve with a new nerve taken from either a donor or elsewhere in your body.

Nerve Transfer

Rerouting a portion of a healthy nerve to an injured one

Nerve Decompression

Relieving pressure on an otherwise healthy nerve caused by scar tissue

Tendon Transfer

Using a healthy tendon from another part of the body to restore function to a paralyzed tendon

Muscle Transplant

Replacing atrophied muscle with new tissue from a different part of your body

 

Brachial Plexus Surgeons

Our specialized brachial plexus surgeons are leaders in their field, performing a high number of procedures each year.

Advanced Practitioners

  • Bronwyn Slobogean, P.A.
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