Neurosurgery

Penn Center for Cranial Nerve Disorders

The Penn Center for Cranial Nerve Disorders offers diagnosis and treatment for multiple cranial nerve disorders, such as trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, facial paralysis and glossopharyngeal neuralgia.

The Department of Neurosurgery's John Y.K. Lee, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Medical Director of the Penn Gamma Knife Center and Eric L. Zager, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, design surgical treatment programs that are individually-tailored to each patient's medical situation and specific needs.

The Region’s Leader in Treating Cranial Nerve Disorders

Each year dozens of individuals suffering from cranial nerve disorders turn to Penn Medicine for the latest and most advanced treatment options. In fact, Penn neurosurgeons perform the area’s most surgical treatments for cranial nerve disorders.

Supported by a multidisciplinary team approach, Penn’s neurosurgical specialists are experts in diagnosing and treating common and complex neurological disorders. Penn neurosurgeons are leaders in implementing the latest techniques and technology to provide the most advanced neurosurgical care.

Penn Neurosurgery is ranked as one of the best programs in the U.S. and best in the Greater Philadelphia region by U.S. News & World Report.