Scripps neurosurgeons are recognized experts in brain surgery and combine advanced techniques with state-of-the-art technology, including minimally invasive brain surgery treatments that require no incisions.
Given the complex nature of brain disorders and conditions, our neurosurgeons often collaborate with specialists in neurology, neuroradiology, pain management and orthopedic surgery. Our team approach ensures that our patients receive comprehensive, personalized treatment plans based on the latest in neuroscience.
It is because of this exceptional care that Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital are recognized as one of San Diego’s best hospitals for neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.
Scripps neurosurgeons in San Diego treat brain disorders using a range of surgical techniques customized to each patient’s diagnosis, medical history and personal preferences. Treatments include the following highly specialized procedures.
This targeted treatment delivers a high dose of radiation to a precise location to kill cancer cells while protecting surrounding healthy tissue and organs from radiation damage. Scripps offers state-of-the-art stereotactic radiosurgery at our radiation therapy centers in Torrey Pines and Vista.
Hydrocephalus surgery removes the build-up of fluid inside the skull.
Scripps Health offers neurosurgery and follow-up care at the following locations in San Diego County:
- Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley
- Scripps Clinic Rancho Bernardo
- Scripps Green Hospital
- Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
We are now offering Video Visits for some specialty care appointments. If you are interested in scheduling a Video Visit, contact the provider’s office directly. The doctor’s office will work with you to determine if this is the right type of visit for you.