Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta offers specialized care for children and teens with complex neurological spine disorders. From congenital conditions to spine trauma, our team takes a multidisciplinary approach, combining expertise from neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists and orthopedic surgeons.
Neuro spine conditions we treat include:
At Children’s, we work closely with patients and families to determine the best treatment option for each child. Whether your child needs neuro spine surgery or physical therapy, the type of treatment he will receive depends on his condition.
Evaluation and diagnostic tests for spine conditions and injuries may include:
- Complete medical history and physical examination performed by a doctor
- CT scan
Management and treatments for spine issues may include:
Thompson's journey with spine surgery
Thompson Ritter was diagnosed with a spinal cord tumor. After a few surgeries and many visits to Children’s, he is now back to pitching on his high school baseball team.
Children’s is home to one of the leading neurosciences practices in the Southeast, and our Neurology and Neurosurgery Program ranks No. 12 on the U.S. News & World Report list for “Best Children’s Hospitals” for 2020-21. Combining the latest proven technology and research with a caring, child-friendly approach makes Children’s a top choice for treating common and complex neurological conditions. Our Neuro Spine Care Program is led by Barunashish Brahma, MD, Medical Director.
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1405 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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1400 Tullie Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
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1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342-1605
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410 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 300
Cumming, GA 30041-7407