Neurosurgery

Treatment Options for Neurosurgical Conditions at Methodist Health System

The physicians at Methodist Health System are dedicated to advancing neurosurgery through minimally invasive procedures.

Minimally invasive spinal surgery options and neurosurgical procedures include:

Brain Procedures

  • Aneurysm clipping
  • Bifrontal craniotomy for tumor
  • Burr hole drainage
  • Coil embolization for brain aneurysm
  • Computer tomography (CT) scan
  • Craniectomy for Chiari malformation (foramen magnum decompression)
  • Craniotomy for epidural hematoma
  • Craniotomy for intracerebral hematoma
  • Craniotomy for meningioma (brain tumor)
  • Craniotomy for subdural hematoma
  • Craniotomy for tumor
  • Embolization for cerebral arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia
  • Ommaya reservoir placement
  • Radiosurgery for tumor
  • Resection of cerebral arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
  • Stereotactic biopsy
  • Suboccipital craniectomy for acoustic neuroma
  • Transsphenoidal surgery for tumor
  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt for hydrocephalus

Spine Procedures

  • ALIF (anterior lumbar interbody fusion)
  • ALIF (anterior lumbar interbody fusion) with bone graft and metal plate
  • ALIF (anterior lumbar interbody fusion) with bone graft and pedicle screws
  • Anterior cervical corpectomy
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Anterior endoscopic cervical microdiscectomy
  • Artificial cervical disc replacement (PCM)
  • Artificial cervical disc replacement (Prestige®)
  • AxiaLIF® (axial lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Cervical laminaplasty
  • Cervical posterior foraminotomy
  • Dekompressor discectomy
  • Disc biacuplasty (TransDiscalTM System)
  • Disc replacement lumbar (CharitéTM)
  • Disc replacement lumbar (MaverickTM)
  • Facet fixation (US SpineTM)
  • Intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET)
  • Intralaminar lumbar microendoscopic discectomy
  • Intraoperative monitoring (IOM) of the nerves
  • Intrathecal pump implant
  • Interspinous stabilization (CoflexTM)
  • Interspinous process decompression - X-STOP®
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminectomy (cervical)
  • Laminectomy (cervical) with fusion
  • Lumbar corpectomy
  • Lumbar disc microsurgery
  • Lumbar discoscopic discectomy
  • Lumbar inter-body fusion (IBF)
  • Lumbar pedicle screw fixation (CD HORIZON® SEXTANTTM)
  • Lumbar radiofrequency neurotomy
  • Lumbar spinous process plating (CD HORIZON® SPIRETM)
  • Micro endoscopic discectomy
  • Micro endoscopic posterior cervical discectomy
  • Occipito-cervical fixation (OC Fusion)
  • Percutaneous cervical disc nucleoplasty
  • Percutaneous disc nucleoplasty
  • Percutaneous laser discoplasty
  • PLIF: posterior lumbar interbody fusion
  • Spinal cord stimulator implant
  • Spinal fusion
  • Spine stabilization system (DYNESYS®)
  • TLIF (transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Total disc replacement
  • Vertebral augmentation
  • Vertebral body replacement (VBR)
  • Vertebroplasty
  • XLIF: lateral lumbar interbody fusion
  • YESS Selective Endoscopic DiscectomyTM