Neurosurgery Treatment Programs

The Division of Neurosurgery has developed specialized programs to treat certain conditions in the most comprehensive way possible. Browse our list of programs to learn more about the expert-led initiatives that can help treat your child.

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Aerodigestive Program

A multi-disciplinary team of specialists in Lurie Children’s Aerodigestive Program treat diseases of the respiratory and upper digestive tract, including the lips, mouth, tongue, nose, throat, vocal cords, esophagus and windpipe.

Brachial Plexus Program

We offer Illinois's most comprehensive multidisciplinary program for infants and children with brachial plexus palsy, treating from birth through adolescence.

Brain Tumor Program

Lurie Children’s Brain Tumor Center offers highly specialized, state-of the-art care for children with brain tumors​, the most common solid tumor diagnosed in children.

Epilepsy Program

The Pediatric Epilepsy Center at Lurie Children's provides the highest quality treatment of epilepsy in children. Learn about the center here.

Epilepsy Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic

Lurie Children’s Epilepsy Multidisciplinary TSC Clinic’s goal is to provide quality care to individuals with TSC, manage research that will contribute to better treatment and a cure for TSC, and provide a complete medical team to coordinate treatment for all aspects of TSC.

Head & Neck Surgery Program

The Lurie Children’s Head & Neck Surgery Program is a national leader in the treatment of children with congenital and acquired lesions of the head, neck, and face.

Neurovascular Disease and Stroke Program

The Neurovascular Disease and Stroke Program provides comprehensive treatments and services in all areas of neurovascular care for patients ranging in age from infancy through adulthood.

Sarcoma Program

Lurie Children’s sarcoma team offers comprehensive multidisciplinary care for children and adolescents diagnosed with bone and soft tissue sarcomas.

Scoliosis Program

Our Scoliosis Program is staffed by pediatric scoliosis specialists that provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care, evaluation and management of scoliosis.

Skull Base Program

The Skull Base Program at Lurie Children's uses a minimally invasive surgery technique that uses an endoscope introduced through the nose to provide access to the midline cranial base.

Spina Bifida Center

Lurie Children's experts treat children with spina bifida in a family-centered environment.