Penn Otorhinolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery

Conditions Treated by Cranial Base Surgery/Skull Base Surgery


The Penn Center for Skull Base Surgery offers state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment of tumors of the head, neck and face as well as other complex skull base disorders.

Applying the most advanced diagnostic and surgical techniques, Penn surgeons at the Center for Skull Base Surgery team evaluate and treat a variety of skull base disorders, including:

  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adenoid cystic carcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Chordoma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • CSF leak
  • Epidermoid tumor
  • Esthesioneuroblastoma
  • Facial nerve disorders
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Hemangiopericytoma
  • Lymphoma
  • Malignant and benign tumors in the soft tissues and bones of the head, upper face and sinuses
  • Meningioma
  • Monomorphic adenoma
  • Nasal and sinus cancer/tumors
  • Nasopharynx chordoma
  • Nasopharynx chondrosarcoma
  • Neuroendocrine carcinoma
  • Olfactory groove meningioma
  • Olfactory neuroblastoma
  • Paraganglioma
  • Pituitary tumor
  • Sarcoma
  • Sino-nasal tumors
  • Sinonasal neuroendocrine carcinoma
  • Sinonasal sarcoma
  • Sinonasal tumor
  • Sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma
  • Skull base squamous cell carcinoma
  • Skull base tumor
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Tuberculum sella meningioma