MDNews - Central New York

September/October 2017

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Expertise ● Compassion ● Hope BRAIN • Tumors, benign and malignant (meningiomas, gliomas, metastatic) • Pituitary tumors • Hydrocephalus and shunts • Skull-base tumors • Trauma • Acoustic neuromas • Trigeminal neuralgia • Craniofacial disorders SPINE • Primary spine care (back and neck pain) • Degenerative spine • Spinal deformity • Cervical, lumbar discs, thoracic • Spinal cord disorders (syrinx tumors, tethered cords) • Spina bi•da • Congenital malformations • Craniocervical junction disorder, including Chiari malformation • Level 1 Trauma ENDOVASCULAR • Aneurysms and AVMs • Carotid artery disorders • Pipeline embolization „ow diversion • Comprehensive stroke care • Tumor embolization • Vertebral artery disease FUNCTIONAL • Epilepsy intractable to medication • Parkinson's disease • Movement disorders • Intractable pain Leading technology: Interoperative MRI; Endoscopic Surgery; Functional Brain Mapping; Gamma Knife Center; Upstate Cancer Center. 315.464.4470 ● UPSTATE BRINGS YOU CENTRAL NEW YORK'S LARGEST NEUROSURGERY TEAM Upstate's team will work with you to achieve the best choices for your patients. Contact us for a referral, consultation or second opinion. Connected to the advanced technology and neuroscience research of the region's only academic medical university, Upstate provides neurosurgical programs to diagnose and treat the following: Surgeon Zulma Tovar-Spinoza, MD, uses MRI imaging to perform laser ablation to reach tumors deep in the brain. The technique also has been used for patients with epilepsy.

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