Boston Children’s Hospital is one of a handful of centers offering a new, minimally invasive laser therapy to remove tumors or diseased brain tissue that is too deep inside the brain to safely access with usual neurosurgical methods.
For more information or to schedule an evaluation, contact Joseph Madsen, MD, in the Department of Neurosurgery (Joseph.Madsen@childrens.harvard.edu or 617-355-6008).
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The Department of Neurosurgery at Boston Children's Hospital
Learn about pediatric neurosurgery at Boston Children's Hospital.
Diseases and disorders of the brain, spine and nervous system often involve serious symptoms and call for complex surgical treatments.
Here at the Boston Children's Hospital Department of Neurosurgery, our neurosurgical specialists provide advanced clinical care with a focus on using minimally invasive techniques whenever possible.
If your child has been diagnosed with a condition requiring neurosurgery, our team of experienced and caring doctors, nurses and staff is ready to help.
Children's Department of Neurosurgery works closely with other prominent Boston health care institutions—including the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital—and features 12 subspecialty clinics.
Conditions we treat
Learn more about the conditions our neurosurgeons treat.