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Brain surgery

Brain surgery treats problems with the brain caused by congenital abnormalities or injuries. New technologies allow surgeons to perform some procedures with no incisions on the head.


Neurosurgery specialists in Tallahassee, Florida

If you are a candidate for brain surgery, you need a trusted neurosurgery team on your side.

At HCA Florida Capital Hospital, we offer neurological surgery, or "neurosurgery," for patients with diseases and disorders of the spine, brain and peripheral nerves. Our neurosurgery team will work together to make sure you receive the compassionate and highly skilled care that you need.

Conditions we treat with brain surgery

Neurosurgery may be used to treat the following conditions and injuries:

  • Abscesses
  • Aneurysms
  • Blood clots
  • Epilepsy
  • Fluid buildup
  • Nerve damage or irritation
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Skull fractures
  • Tumors

Neurosurgery treatments and services we offer 

Using advanced diagnostic and treatment services, our neurosurgery team personalizes a plan of care for every patient.

Neurological imaging

Advanced imaging technologies are central to the diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions. Some types neurological imaging we use include:

  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI): uses magnetic and radio waves to produce detailed images, specifically of soft tissues
  • Computerized tomography (CT): uses X-ray imaging to take 3D images, or "slices," of the spinal cord and brain

Types of neurosurgery we offer

We offer neurosurgery using a variety of techniques, including endoscopic surgery, conventional open surgery and microsurgery. Our neurosurgeons are equipped to perform a wide range of procedures to treat brain and spine conditions. These procedures include aneurysm surgery and ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunting.