Pediatric specialists across the Southeast and beyond refer their young patients to our pediatric neurosurgeons because they are confident in our experience treating complex, serious conditions.
Nationally Recognized Surgical Care
Duke Children’s is one of a limited number of hospitals in the U.S. (and the only one in North Carolina) verified as a Level I Children's Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons. This Level I designation recognizes our commitment to providing the safest and highest-quality surgical care to our young patients.
Our pediatric neurosurgeons use the latest image-guided and presurgical mapping technologies to ensure your child undergoes the safest, most effective surgery. We also use the least invasive endoscopic procedures, when appropriate, which allow for smaller incisions and result in less scarring. These advances minimize your child’s pain and help speed recovery.
As a Duke patient, your child benefits from ongoing research conducted throughout our health system and university. Your child may be eligible to participate in ongoing clinical trials or could benefit from other advances being made by our nationally recognized experts. In addition, we partner with other leading children’s hospitals and share research to offer you and your child access to the latest technologies and clinical trials.
We are Part of Your Child’s Team
We work closely with other pediatric specialists treating your child. This means a pediatric neurosurgeon is already familiar with your child’s case when a surgery referral is recommended.
You Can Reach Us 24/7
Our pediatric neurosurgeons are accessible day and night when urgent needs arise.
We Offer Convenient, Accessible Care
We understand that repeated clinic visits can put strain on your family. That’s why we try to reduce the burden by having several specialists come together to see your child at the same location and then make sure that everyone agrees on next steps. We may even travel to your primary care location – in Raleigh, for example -- to consult with your care team.