When your condition requires brain surgery, you want to be in the best hands possible. Trust the expert neurosurgeons and advanced technology available at Avera Medical Group Neurosurgery in Sioux Falls and Aberdeen, SD. You’ll receive world-class brain surgery close to home.
Brain Surgery Expertise
Avera Medical Group Neurosurgery’s experienced team specializes in the treatment of both adult and pediatric nervous system disorders. Benefit from the care of board-certified neurosurgeons and registered nurses with extensive neurosurgical training and capabilities. Our innovative diagnosis and surgical technology treats conditions such as:
- Carpal tunnel
- Degenerative and traumatic spine conditions
- Disorders of the brain, meninges, pituitary, spine and skull (and their blood supply including the extracranial carotid and vertebral arteries)
- Nervous system disorders
- Parkinson’s disease and essential tremors
- Stroke and aneurysm
- Tumors on the brain, spine and pituitary gland
You’ll find a variety of advanced surgical procedures at Avera, including:
Depending on the type of surgery, you may be able to take advantage of the latest in minimally invasive techniques that require fewer and smaller incisions and promote faster recovery. Learn about our neuro-endovascular stroke program that supports stroke interventions.
Gamma Knife® Brain Surgery Without the Incision
If you have a brain tumor, disorder or inoperable lesion – whether cancerous or non-cancerous – find hope in Avera Cancer Institute’s Gamma Knife radiosurgery. This innovative technology, considered the gold standard for non-invasive treatment of brain disorders, precisely targets them with a high dose of radiation and minimum risk to nearby tissue and structures.
In addition to brain tumors, Gamma Knife technology can be used to treat conditions such as:
Gamma Knife uses stereotactic radiosurgery to pinpoint the tumor without damaging surrounding critical structures, an important factor when dealing with the brain. You receive your treatment in one session and can go home soon after.