Services at Banner Boswell Medical Center  

Neurosurgical Options

Treatment Options  

Patients receiving neurological care at Banner Boswell Medical Center can be confident they are getting the most current and specialized treatments available. A multidisciplinary team of experts work together to present each patient with an individualized treatment plan.

Common treatment options available at Banner Boswell:

  • Anterior approach: corpectomy, diskectomy (with/without instrumentation)
  • Application of halo brace for unstable cervical fractures
  • Burr holes for chronic subdural hematoma
  • Craniotomy for intracranial hematoma (epidural, subdural, and intracerebral)
  • Craniotomy for ruptured intracranial aneurysms
  • Deep brain stimulation for movement and affective disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor
  • Implantation of reservoir (spinal-subarachnoid, ventricular) for chemotherapy, infection, and/or pain control
  • Peripheral nerve procedures including biopsy, carpal tunnel decompression and ulnar nerve anterior transposition
  • Posterior approach: laminectomy, fusion (with/without instrumentation)
  • Shunting (ventriculoperitoneal, ventriculoatrial, spinal-peritoneal, subdural-peritoneal)
  • Spinal surgeries (cervical, thoracic, lumbosacral and minimally invasive) for congenital defects, trauma,  degenerative spine, tumor, and/or abscess
  • Stereotactic (frame and frameless) resection and/or biopsy of brain lesions
  • Transphenoidal microsurgical excision of pituitary tumors
  • Trigeminal glycerol rhizolysis for trigeminal neuralgia
  • Ventriculostomy

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Banner Boswell Medical Center
10401 W. Thunderbird Blvd.
Sun City, AZ 85351
(623) 832-4000
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