Pediatric Neurosurgery

The pediatric neurosurgery program at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital brings together the expertise of many pediatric physicians who provide comprehensive care for children in an environment that recognizes their unique needs.

UF Health is a regional center for the treatment of a variety of congenital disorders including:

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.