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Neurosurgery

Mercy Neurosurgery is dedicated to providing patients with access to highly-specialized care close to home. The neurosurgeons at Mercy bring a unique and personal approach to treating patients. They offer innovative and effective treatments with patient-centered, coordinated care.


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Mercy Neurosurgery is proud to call itself the most comprehensive neurosurgery clinic in central Iowa. Mercy is proud to have:

  • Central Iowa's first fellowship-trained pediatric neurosurgeon, providing access to highly-specialized care for central Iowa’s smallest patients.
  • The expertise of a the area's only vascular neurosurgeon, offering a minimally invasive approach to treating vascular disorders, such as aneurysms.
  • Central Iowa's only deep brain stimulation program, under the leadership of a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon. DBS is shown to greatly increase the qualities of life for patients with movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia and OCD.
  • Area's leaders in minimally-invasive spine surgery, and complex spine and spinal deformity cases.

Patient Stories:   Aneurysm | Deep Brain Stimulation | Pediatric Neurosurgery | Spine Surgery


Conditions & Treatments

Adults - Spine

Conditions Treated

  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Cervical Disc
  • Herniated Lumbar Disc
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylosysis & Spondylolisthesis

Services & Treatments

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Braces and Orthotics
  • Cervical Artificial Discs
  • Lumbar Spinal Fusion (Minimally invasive and open)
    • Anterior
    • Posterior
    • Lateral
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Posterior Lumbar Discectomy
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression: Laminectomy & Laminotomy
  • Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty

Adults - Brain

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm Ruptured
  • Aneurysm Unruptured
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Brain Tumors
    • Glioma Brain Tumors
    • Meningiomas
    • Metastatic Brain Tumors
    • Pituitary Tumors
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Chiari I Malformation
  • Concussion
  • Epilepsy
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ICH)
  • Intracranial Artery Stenosis
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Seizures
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

Services & Treatments

  • Suboccipital Craniotomy
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Chiari I Malformation
  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • Aneurysm Coiling
  • Cerebral Bypass Surgery
  • Craniotomy
  • Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Microvascular Decompression (MVD)
  • Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders
  • Percutaneous Stereotactic Radiofrequency Rhizotomy (PSR)
  • Radiosurgery & Radiotherapy of the Brain

Children

Conditions & Services

  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Macrocephaly
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Chiari Malformations
  • Spinal Dysraphism
    • Spina Bifida
    • Syringomyelia
    • Tethered Spinal Cord
  • Brain and Spinal Traumas
  • Brain and Spinal Tumors
  • Vascular Malformations
    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
    • Cavernous Malformations
  • Seizures
    • VNS
    • Temporal Lobectomies
    • Tumors
  • Spinal Disorders
    • Disc Herniation’s
  • CranioCervical Instability
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