Neurosurgery

The Department of Neurosurgery at Scott & White has recently expanded, providing the full spectrum of neurosurgical care to the Central Texas community.

As a component of the Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine, the department is the only academic neurosurgical practice in Central Texas. The department is committed to providing our patients professional care with a personal touch throughout the Scott & White system, including our hospital and clinics in Temple, Round Rock and our clinics in Waco and Bryan/College Station.

What is a Neurosurgeon?

A Neurosurgeon is a doctor who provides consultations, diagnoses and treatments for patients with diseases and injury of the brain and spinal cord, peripheral nerves, the blood supply and supportive structures of these areas.

Program Highlights

  • The only academic neurosurgery practice in Central Texas (Texas A&M University College of Medicine)
  • A subspecialty neurosurgical practice which is on the cutting edge of medicine
  • The Scott & White Center for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery (Brain and Spine), based both at Scott & White UMC in Round Rock and Scott & White in Temple
  • The Movement Disorders Center (nationally acclaimed center for the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, spasticity and other disorders)
  • The Scott & White Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (comprehensive epilepsy diagnosis and treatment)

Services

  • Spinal Diseases - minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery, degenerative disc disease, spinal instrumentation, spinal tumors and other disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Movement Disorders - Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, Tourette's disorder, cerebral palsy, spasticity and other disorders
  • Brain Tumors - treatments for all tumors of brain and its coverings, including minimally invasive endoscopic pituitary tumor surgery and neuroendoscopic neurosurgery
  • Peripheral nerve disorders - carpel tunnel syndrome, tarsal tunnel syndrome, ulnar nerve disorders, peripheral nerve tumors and other disorders
  • Stereotactic radio surgery - brain and spinal tumors, trigeminal neuralgia and other disorders
  • Cerebrovascular diseases - endovascular and open operations for aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations of the brain and spine, stroke re-vascularization and other disorders
  • Advanced surgical treatment of pain disorders
  • Psychiatric disorders - major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and other disorders
  • Trauma - central and peripheral nervous system injuries
  • Pain Disorders

 


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Appointments


Providers


Physicians

Ibrahim El Nihum
Pediatric Neurosurgeon
Ekokobe Fonkem
Neuro-Oncologist
David Garrett
Neurosurgeon
Frank S. Harris
Neurosurgeon
Jason H. Huang
Neurosurgeon
Soren A. Singel
Neurosurgeon
Charles J. Wright
Neurosurgeon

Advanced Practice Professionals

Julie M. Day
Physician Assistant
Stacy Hicks
Physician Assistant
Clifford Johnson
Physician Assistant