USNWR Badge - Best Children's Hospital - Neurology and Neurosurgery

The Division of Neurosurgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is ranked among the top 10 pediatric neurosurgery centers nationwide by U.S. News & World Report. Our pediatric neurosurgeons are experts at surgically treating brain and spinal cord tumors, cancer, craniofacial issues and a variety of neurological disorders.

When you choose CHLA for neurosurgery, you can rest assured that your child is in highly skilled hands. Our surgical outcomes and safety record are among the best in the country. And our surgeons perform more neurosurgeries on children than any other hospital in Southern California.

We work together with doctors from CHLA’s Division of Neurology to determine whether surgery is a safe and effective treatment choice for your child.

Neurosurgical Services We Provide

Our highly trained pediatric neurosurgeons provide a full spectrum of neurosurgical procedures.

Conditions We Treat

We use the latest techniques to effectively treat a variety of neurological conditions, including:

Surgical Procedures

Our neurosurgeons are experts at surgical treatments for epilepsy and neuromuscular disorders, as well as deep brain stimulation surgery. The full range of surgical treatments we offer includes:

  • Auditory brain stem implants
  • Baclofen pumps
  • Brain pathway disruption therapies
  • Clinical trials
  • Cochlear nerve implants
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Functional neurosurgery
  • Invasive monitoring
  • Laser ablation with MR thermography
  • Resective surgery
  • Vagus nerve stimulation

Training and Internships

The Division of Neurosurgery, an affiliate of the University of Southern California, is offering a post-residency fellowship clinical position to begin July 1st. Applicants must be eligible for a California Medical License and have completed a neurosurgery residency.

Find out more about the Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship.