Faculty in the UF Department of Neurosurgery provide, under the direction of Dr. David W. Pincus a full range of pediatric neurosurgical services.
UF Health is a regional center for the treatment of a variety of congenital disorders including:
- Spina bifida
- Tethered cord
- Cerebral palsy
- Chiari malformation
Pediatric brain tumors including medulloblastoma, ependymoma and pilocytic astrocytoma are frequently referred to us for treatment at the University of Florida. More than 300 pediatric neurosurgical procedures are performed annually at Shands.