Neurosurgery or Neurological surgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis & surgical treatment of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system. Human nervous system mainly includes Brain, Spinal Cord, Peripheral nerves and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system. The spinal cord allows the brain to communicate back and forth with the rest of the body. Hence spinal cord should be well protected. Any kind of damage to the nerves, tissues and fibers of spinal cord can severely disrupt patients’ lives and ability to function.

The Neurosurgery department of Lake City Hospital has a team of highly experienced and dedicated Neuro Surgeon and Spine Surgeon. They are expert in handling Neurosurgical and Spine Care patients. Major features of Neurosurgery department are Neuro Surgical Critical care Unit, dedicated modular Operation Theater, Operating Micro Scope and laparoscopic or Endoscopic surgery.

Our Neurosurgeons are experts in treating diseases such as

  • Complex spinal tumors
  • Spinal deformities
  • Degenerative spine disorders
  • Peripheral nerve disorders (including nerve sheath tumors)
  • Back Pain

Common Neuro diseases

Lake City Hospital has an advanced medical treatment facilities to treat and cure all kind of Neuro-Spine diseases such as:

  • Brain Disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, ALS, brain hemorrhage, brain tumors, cerebral aneurysm, cerebral palsy, dementia, epilepsy, migraine and stroke.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries such as Brown-Sequard syndrome, central cord syndrome, herniated disc, scoliosis and spinal cord tumor.
  • Nerve Disorders such as Bell’s palsy, carpal tunnel syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s disease, sciatica and schwannoma.
  • Muscle disorders such as essential tremors, fibro-myalgia, and muscular dystrophy.
  • Arthritis such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Common Neuro-surgeries

Lake City Hospital has talented and renowned Neuro-surgeons and Spine specialist to cure all types of severe Neuro diseases. Neuro-surgeries include:

  • Discectomy

Discectomy is the surgical removal of abnormal disc material which put pressure on a nerve root or the spinal cord. The procedure involves removing a portion of an intervertebral disc which causes pain.

  • Disc Replacement

This procedure is similar to discectomy except that the neurosurgeon inserts a prosthetic spinal disc after removing the natural tissue. 

  • Spinal fusion

Spinal Fusion surgery is performed in patients with scoliosis, kyphosis, fractures, herniated discs or other spinal disorders.

  • Laminectomy

Laminectomy is performed in patients suffering from Spinal stenosis, disc herniation and other issues causing nerve compression and shrinkage the spaces between spinal structures.

  • Interlaminar implant

As part of a laminectomy, a neurosurgeon can also place an interlaminar implant. It is a U-shaped prosthesis that decompresses the spine and provides more space for nerves and spinal cord tissue.

  • Foraminotomy

This surgery is a decompression surgery that is performed to enlarge the passageway where a spinal nerve root exits the spinal canal.

  • Kyphoplasty

This is a minimally invasive surgery used to treat a spinal compression fracture.

  • Osteotomy

This is a surgical procedure that involves bone-cutting. The surgeon removes a wedge of bone located near the damaged joint.

Diagnosis of Neuro diseases

The Neurosurgery department of Lake City Hospital is a well equipped with all the latest diagnostic equipment’s and world class infrastructure to deal with all kind of Neuro related problems. Various diagnosis tests include

  • Laboratory tests like blood tests
  • X rays
  • Myelogram
  • MRI scan
  • CT scan
  • Nerve Conductive velocity (NCV)
  • Electromyography

The Neurosurgery department of Lake City Hospital is highly sophisticated in Minimum Invasive techniques for Neuro-Spinal cord Surgery. Lake City Hospital has a team of highly experienced and skillful Joint Replacement Surgeons, Spine specialist and Neurosurgeons who are 24/7 ready to provide world class treatment to patients. Lake City Hospital is a well equipped with advanced medical technology to treat all types of severe Neurosurgery diseases.