Collaborative care for brain and spine disorders
The Brain and Spine Center at Lankenau Medical Center located just minutes from Philadelphia specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of brain and spine disorders, including malformations, deformities, diseases, injuries, or tumors involving the brain or other cranial structures, the spinal cord or spinal nerve roots, or the spinal column (vertebrae, disks).
The center provides convenient access to the most advanced technologies available for the care of patients with brain and spine disorders—from the latest neuroimaging and electrodiagnostic modalities to cutting-edge treatment options such as stereotactic radiosurgery. For patients requiring surgery, Lankenau offers intraoperative navigation and monitoring systems as well as a state-of-the-art intensive care unit.
The Brain and Spine Center at Lankenau offers patients the unique opportunity to have an orthopaedic spine surgeon and a neurosurgeon collaborate on their care, with consultation from other specialists as needed. The result is a highly specialized and seamlessly coordinated team approach to diagnosis and treatment.
At the Brain and Spine Center, patient care is directed by a neurosurgeon, an orthopedic spine surgeon, or both surgical specialists. Patients benefit from a collaborative approach that is customized and efficient, with ready access to dedicated specialists in radiology, neurology, critical care, radiation and medical oncology, pain management, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Through multispecialty teamwork, the center’s surgical specialists ensure an accurate diagnosis and the most effective treatment tailored to each patient.