Neurosurgery

Penn Center for Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Treatments for Peripheral Nerve Disorders

The Penn Center for Peripheral Nerve Disorders provides a comprehensive array of cutting-edge treatment modalities for patients with a variety of lesions of the peripheral nervous system; nerve entrapments and injuries; benign peripheral nerve sheath tumors such as schwannomas and neurofibromas; and malignancies such as neurofibrosarcomas or malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors.

Medical and surgical intervention includes the following:

  • Microsurgery
  • Gracilis free functional muscle transfer
  • Nerve grafting
  • Nerve transfers
  • Multimodality tumor resection
  • Radiation therapy, including proton therapy
  • Microvascular decompression
  • Gamma Knife® stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Ganglionectomy