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Our fellowship-trained pediatric neurosurgery team provides the most advanced, around-the-clock care for neonates, infants, children and adolescents with problems of the brain, spine or peripheral nerves.
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Children in need of neurosurgery are best treated by a pediatric neurosurgeon, with advanced subspecialty training and a strong commitment to a family-centered approach to care. Our pediatric neurosurgeons have access to the latest technology and collaborate extensively with other pediatric subspecialists to make sure your little one gets the best and most comprehensive treatment.
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Pediatric neurosurgeon Stanley Skarli discusses tethered spinal cord syndrome and its link with spina bifida.
Stanley O. Skarli, MD, and Catherine McClung Smith, MD, discuss symptoms and treatment options of hydrocephalus, the excessive accumulation of fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.
Stanley O. Skarli, MD, is the director of pediatric neurosurgery at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital and is an associate professor of surgery with the USC School of Medicine. More »Video Profile »
Catherine McClung Smith, MD, is a pediatric neurosurgeon at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital and an assistant professor of surgery with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. More »Video Profile »
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