Tethered Spinal Cord Program | Meet our Team

When a child is diagnosed with tethered spinal cord syndrome, the entire family begins a difficult journey. Patients and parents depend upon the expertise and compassionate, family-focused approach of their caregivers to help guide them through surgery and its aftermath.

Our Tethered Spinal Cord Program includes some of the world’s best surgeons, neuroscience nurses, imaging specialists and other healthcare professionals. Our strength in all of the related sub-specialties ensures that we are ready to address every aspect of your child’s care, from diagnostic testing and surgery to aftercare and long-term support.

Mark Proctor, MD

Mark Proctor, MD

Neurosurgeon-in-Chief; Director, Brain Injury Center, Professor, Harvard Medical School
Joseph Madsen, MD

Joseph Madsen, MD

Director, Epilepsy Surgery; Associate, Department of Neurosurgery, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Edward Robert Smith, MD

Edward Robert Smith, MD

Director, Pediatric Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery; Co-Director, Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventions Center; Co-Director, Head, Neck and Skull Base Surgery Program; Associate, Department of Neurosurgery; R. Michael Scott Chair in Neurosurgery, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Scellig Stone, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Scellig S. D. Stone, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Neurosurgical Director, Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation Program; Director, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery; Co-Director, Cerebral Palsy and Spasticity Center, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School