Neurosurgeons are trained as both brain and spine surgeons. They are the only physicians who surgically treat the brain and the entire spine; including the spinal cord and nerves.Learn more...
|Craniotomy for Brain Tumor|
This procedure, performed under general anesthesia, creates an opening through the skull for brain tumor removal. Shaving the head is often not required. The surgery usually requires between two to five hours to complete, depending on the type and size of the tumor.