Neurosurgery specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and management of disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system. Brian Andrews, MD, a nationally recognized neurosurgeon, utilizes conservative non-surgical treatment options, minimally invasive surgical techniques, and advanced clinical expertise to provide our patients with the best of care. Conditions we treat include:
Back Pain, Spine and Disc Diseases
Our spine surgery service is led by Dr. Brian Andrews, one of the best spine surgeons in the country. Our primary focus of this service is to offer minimally invasive techniques and comprehensive spine care to for conditions such as:
Neuro-oncology is the diagnosis and treatment of brain and spinal tumors. Dr. Brian Andrews if the founder of the neuro-oncology program at California Pacific Medical Center. Conditions treated by our Pacific Neurosurgery team include:
Brain and Spine Injury
A cerebral aneurysm occurs when a weak spot in a brain blood vessel balloons. Engorged with blood, the aneurysm can either cause pressure on the surrounding brain tissue or it can rupture (which causes bleeding on the brain, also known as a hemorrhagic stroke). Annually, approximately 30,000 Americans experience a ruptured brain aneurysm, and roughly only 1 in 5 aneurysms are diagnosed prior to rupture.
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral nerves are the ones found outside of your brain and spinal cord. There are more than 100 kinds of peripheral nerve disorders. These disorders distort or interrupt the messages between the brain and the rest of the body. Conditions treated by our Pacific Neurosurgery neurosurgeons include: