Neurosurgery

Penn Center for Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Conditions Treated

The Penn Center for Peripheral Nerve Disorders evaluates and treats patients with a variety of lesions of the peripheral nervous system, including nerve tumors, entrapments and injuries. A multidisciplinary team provides expert medical and surgical care for the following conditions:

  • Brachial plexus injuries
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome (ulnar nerve entrapment neuropathy)
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Nerve sheath tumors
  • Schwannomas
  • Neurofibromas
  • Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (neurofibrosarcomas)
  • Common peroneal nerve entrapment
  • Radial tunnel syndrome (PIN palsy)
  • Meralgia paresthetica
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Nerve lacerations
  • Nerve stretch injuries/contusions
  • Occipital neuralgia
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Hemifacial spasm
  • Neonatal brachial plexus injury