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Neurosurgery Services

CentraCare Neurosciences offers a variety of neurosurgery procedures, including minimally invasive and state-of-the-art approaches, for your brain and spine care needs. This includes treatment of brain lesions and pituitary tumors as well.

Common neurosurgical procedures

  • Cervical spinal fusion
  • Craniotomy
  • Discectomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar spinal fusion
  • Minimally invasive and open spinal surgery
  • Ulnar nerve transposition
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • The ApolloTM System - Apollo is an innovative new surgical tool that enables minimally invasive removal of deeply seated tissue and fluids in the brain during a single, efficient operation. With combined use of an endoscope and image guidance, the Apollo System allows decompression and removal of otherwise inoperable blood clots deep in the brain.

Common cerebrovascular procedures

Minimally invasive brain surgery

Patient benefits:

  • Less pain for the patient
  • Faster recovery time
  • Reduced risk of brain trauma
  • Reduced risk of side effects
  • Reduced hospital stay

Conditions treated:

  • Unruptured aneurysms
  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Meningioma
  • Epidermoid cyst
  • Chordoma
  • Rathke’s cleft cyst
  • Cerebral spinal fluid leak
  • Intercerebral hemorrhage - treated using the Apollo system

Common spine procedures

View our Spine Surgery page for the full list of procedures and benefits.

Common endoscopic brain surgery procedures and benefits

Joseph Chabot, DO

Joseph Chabot, DO
Neurosurgeon

Performed by Joseph Chabot, DO, in partnership with specialists from ear, nose and throat.

  • Pituitary adenoma
    • Functional adenomas
    • Giant adenomas
    • Macroadenomas
  • Craniopharyngioma

  • Meningioma

  • Epidermoid cyst

  • Esthesioneuroblastoma

  • Sinonasal malignancy

  • Chordoma

  • Chondrosarcomas

  • Rathke’s cleft cyst

  • CSF leak

  • Cholesterol granuloma

  • Fibrous dysplasia

  • Basilar invagination

  • Osteomyelitis

Benefits of endoscopic brain surgery

  • Results in less pain for the patient
  • Faster recovery time than open brain surgery
  • Reduced risk of brain trauma
  • Reduced risk of side effects
  • Reduced hospital stay

Common skull-based brain procedures

Joseph Chabot, DO

Joseph Chabot, DO
Neurosurgeon

Performed by Joseph Chabot, DO, in partnership with specialists from ear, nose and throat.

  • Acoustic neuroma

  • Meningioma

    • Petroclival meningioma

    • Olfactory groove meningioma

    • Foramen magnum meningioma

  • Schwannoma

  • Complex aneurysms

  • Chordomas

  • Paraganglioma/glomus tumor

  • Chiari malformation

  • Trigeminal neuralgia

  • Hemifacial spasm

Learn more about CentraCare Neurosciences.

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