Our Neurosurgery Department specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. Our team of neurosurgeons is ready to meet all of your neurosurgical needs.
We offer surgical expertise in the following areas:
- Herniated disks
- Spinal stenosis
- Spondylosis and spondylolisthesis
- Compression fractures
- Spinal injuries due to trauma
- Spinal tumors
- Chiari malformation
- Skull, dura and brain tumors
- Pituitary tumor
- Brain hemorrhage
- Arteriovascular malformation and cavernous angioma
- Carotid stenosis
- Trigeminal neuralgia
Peripheral and sympathetic nerves
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Nerve entrapments
- Tumor or trauma of the peripheral nerves and brachial plexus
Image guided surgery for cranial and spine. We use advanced technology similar to GPS which helps neurosurgeons precisely navigate and target during a surgical procedure. This technology allows surgeons to preview and pre-plan a virtual operation prior to actually performing surgery.
Minimally invasive spine surgery. This allows neurosurgeons to perform complex spinal surgery through small incisions, resulting in faster and less painful recovery.
Our connection with Mayo Clinic
As part of Mayo Clinic Health System, physicians and patients at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato are supported by the highly specialized expertise and resources of Mayo Clinic. With a top ranking in Neurology and Neurosurgery by U.S. News and World Report, Mayo Clinic has more than 90 neurologists and neurosurgeons who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of more than 500 neurological conditions and diseases.
Mayo Clinic neurologists and neurosurgeons are actively involved in developing and using the most recent technology, including intraoperative MRI, deep brain stimulation, the latest Gamma Knife, brain mapping, and computer-assisted brain surgery to give patients the best chance for positive outcomes. Additionally, Mayo Clinic doctors and scientists are active in the latest neurosciences research, including a large number of brain and nerve clinical trials.
Call 507-385-5800 or 1-877-412-7575 (toll-free) to schedule an appointment.