About Baptist Health Neurosurgery Arkansas Services
The brain is the control center of the nervous system. It communicates with the rest of the body via the cranial nerves and spinal cord. That is why it’s important that such an integral part of the human processing system is maintained and cared for. Baptist Health Neurosurgery Arkansas offers comprehensive surgical services and cares for the brain, spine and peripheral nerve pathologies. Our physicians provide care for a wide range of health conditions including tumors, pathologic nerve root compression, blood vessel disease and spinal fluid flow issues.
Our physicians see patients ages 16 and older by physician referral.
We can provide care for the following:
- Pituitary adenoma
- Rathke’s cleft cyst
- Colloid cyst
- Anaplastic astrocytoma
- Metastatic cancer (most commonly from the lung, breast, kidney, colon, prostate, bladder and skin)
Nerve root compression
- Trigeminal neuralgia
- Hemifacial spasm
- Vision loss due to pituitary tumors
Spinal fluid problems
- Congenital hydrocephalus
- Pseudotumor cerebri (aka Idiopathic intracranial hypertension)
- Normal-pressure hydrocephalus
Baptist Health Neurosurgery Arkansas’ mission is to provide comprehensive and compassionate neurosurgical care with our patients’ best interest in mind. We have a team of physicians well equipped at treating these issues. We are armed with the latest technology to ensure the most up-to-date treatment.
Advanced technology available at Baptist Health includes:
- Frameless stereotactic navigation
- Minimally-invasive port surgery
- Continuous neurodiagnostic monitoring
- Diffusion tensor imaging
History of Baptist Health Neurosurgery Arkansas
Neurosurgery Arkansas was established in 2004 as a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of brain and spine disorders for the state of Arkansas. Over the past decade, we have aligned ourselves with the state’s largest and most comprehensive provider to become Baptist Health Neurosurgery Arkansas.