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USC NeurosurgeryUSC Neurosurgery represents the future of advanced neurosurgical care. With access to the latest medical technology, our neurosurgical team uses its collective expertise to make a positive impact on patients experiencing disorders or injuries of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. In conjunction with Palmetto Health Richland, we provide the highest level of neurosurgical care.

High-Level Trauma & Emergency Care
Our neurosurgeons are the sole team privileged to provide around-the-clock coverage for adult and pediatric neurosurgical emergencies at Palmetto Health Richland. With helicopter transport, 24-hour angiographic and CT imaging, and a dedicated surgical trauma intensive care facility, the hospital is ranked as the only Level I Trauma Center in the region.

Adult Neurosurgery
We routinely care for a wide range of adult neurosurgical problems, including treatment of brain tumors, pituitary tumors, cerebral aneurysms and vascular malformations, spinal tumors, and degenerative and developmental disorders of the spine and craniovertebral junction. Our neurosurgeons also offer special expertise in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and cancer pain.

Pediatric Neurosurgery
With the only fellowship-trained pediatric neurosurgeon in the greater Columbia area, our group offers expertise in childhood brain tumors and complex developmental disorders. The pediatric and neonatal intensive care units of Palmetto Health Richland allow us to address the unique needs of children.