Neurosurgery

Penn Center for Cranial Base Surgery

Skull base tumors are some of the most challenging, complex and technically demanding tumors to treat. The Center for Cranial Base Surgery at Penn Medicine is the Philadelphia region's premier center for the evaluation and treatment of tumors of the head, neck and face, as well as other complex skull base disorders.

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Cranial Base Surgery

Penn Medicine's world-renowned neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists, (ear, nose and throat surgeons), radiologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists provide the best medical, surgical, and therapeutic approaches to cranial base surgery. Penn physicians bring new hope to patients through their treatments for both benign and malignant tumors in the skull base, sinuses and brain.

Penn Medicine is a pioneer in the development of innovative and minimally invasive surgical procedures and state-of-the-art imaging. With the advent of these procedures, many of these tumors, previously inaccessible, can now be successfully treated.