Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery procedures are used to treat complex disorders of the central nervous system. Our highly skilled neurosurgeons are leading experts in the field and are dedicated to offering our patients the highest quality care. All patients are carefully evaluated by our interdisciplinary teams of surgical and medical professionals and are then presented with the best surgical or medical options available based on their diagnosis.
For patients with epilepsy, a wide-variety of surgical techniques are used to diagnose and potentially cure seizures. Commonly used techniques include the placement of monitoring electrodes, the focused removal of tissue causing seizures, and vagus nerve stimulation. Read more about epilepsy treatment at University of Utah Health.
For patients with movement disorders, functional neurosurgery procedures performed include the use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) to profoundly improve the movement capabilities of patients with Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, and dystonia. Read more about movement disorders, treatments, and support groups at University of Utah Health.
There are many nervous system disorders that require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.
Epilepsy and Seizures
Dr. House specializes in the surgical treatment of Epilepsy, Movement Disorders,Trigeminal Neuralgia, Brain Tumors, and Traumatic Brain Injury. Paul A. House, MD surgically treats patients who suffer from epilepsy, movement disorders (including tremor, Parkinson’s disease, and dystonia), trigeminal neuralgia and brain tumors. His research interes... Read More
Fumisuke Matsuo, MD is a long-time faculty member of the Department of Neurology. His main expertise as a clinical electroencephalographer is to develop and evaluate clinical neurophysiological testings in the assessment of episodic neurobehavior symptoms, and application to separating epileptic seizures from non-epileptic events. Recent research ... Read More