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.
The Medical Minute: Information is power for women at high risk of breast cancer
Now that medical professionals have identified gene mutations that predispose for breast cancer, patients can take proactive steps to reduce their risk. Many cases of breast cancer seem to have no genetic link, but people with a strong family history of cancer should consider getting tested to see if they carry a mutation in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes.More...
Best-selling author and eating disorder survivor to speak about recovery
Penn State Hershey Eating Disorders Clinic invites the community to a free program with a best-selling author at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28. “Step By Step: Turn Your Worst Moments Into Your Greatest Achievements” will be presented by Brian Cuban, a 1983 Penn State graduate, and author of the Amazon best-selling book "Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder."More...
Medical student receives fellowship in tropical medicine
Kimberly Faldetta, a medical student at Penn State College of Medicine, has been named a 2014 Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellow by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. This nationally competitive fellowship awards program provided Faldetta with funding for her project in the field of tropical medicine.More...
Save 10 percent on Halloween costumes and décor, support Children’s Hospital
With Halloween around the corner, Spirit of Halloween stores want to help make things less “scary” for kids and their families by providing fun and funding to the Child Life Program at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.More...