Welcome to Penn State Hershey Pediatric Neurosurgery
Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital offers a comprehensive Pediatric Neurological Surgery Program with pediatric doctors whose specialty training has prepared them to treat the most complex disorders that can affect a child's brain and spinal cord. Taking a team approach to each child's diagnosis and therapy, pediatric neurosurgeons and physicians work together with clinical specialty nurses and other health care professionals, all using the most advanced techniques and instrumentation available. The Pediatric Neurosurgery program includes treatment for: brain tumors, craniofacial disorders, epilepsy, spasticity and cerebral palsy, pituitary tumors, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Chiari malformation, hydrocephalus, spina bifida and many others. Visit Our Services section to see a more complete list of services we provide.
Penn State Hershey’s Dr. Jack Myers is all heart in Ecuador
When Ryan Mathis was a student at Hershey High School, he traveled to Guayaquil, Ecuador, with Penn State Hershey pediatric heart surgeon Dr. John “Jack” Myers. That experience — along with a second trip with Myers while in college — reinforced Mathis’s decision to attend medical school and gave him a new appreciation for medical advances and technology in the United States.More...
The Medical Minute: Surgical options for colorectal cancer
To cure colorectal cancer, surgeons traditionally have needed to create relatively large abdominal incisions in order to remove the cancer. But over the years, technological advancements have made it possible to perform the same curative cancer surgeries laparoscopically.More...
Colorectal cancer and ulcerative colitis the focus of upcoming call-in show
On Thursday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. on WHTM-TV abc27, specialists from Penn State Hershey Colon and Rectal Surgery will discuss the latest surgical options for diseases including colorectal cancer and ulcerative colitis.More...
Sekhar receives grant to study iron deficiency screening
Dr. Deepa Sekhar, assistant professor of pediatrics at Penn State College of Medicine, has received one of three Sackler Institute for Nutrition Sciences Research Awards. Sekhar will receive $50,000 for her project, “Improving detection of iron deficiency among United States adolescent females.”More...