Neurology

The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Skull Base Surgery Team: Comprehensive Care Close to Home

Treatment of skull base tumors, including those affecting the pituitary gland, traditionally entailed opening the skull or making large incisions in the face and removing parts of the facial bones. These invasive procedures caused significant pain and scarring and required long hospital stays.


Advanced Neuromodulation Therapy Provides Relief from Chronic Pain for Local Patients

Specialty-trained surgeons at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offer the most up-to-date neuromodulation therapy, dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation, to address chronic neuropathic pain that is resistant to other treatment methods.


Immersive 3D Technology Enhances Neurosurgical Outcomes at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

A newly incorporated, cutting-edge visualization tool is improving the precision of brain and spinal surgeries at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.


Educating a New Generation: The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s Innovative Neurosurgery Residency Training Program

The freshly expanded Neurosurgery Residency Training Program at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offers world-class training, with the option for future neurosurgeons to complete their education at an accelerated pace.


Neurosurgery at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center: Innovative Procedures, Lifelong Benefits

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center providers leverage proven technology, high-level training and rigorous scientific inquiry to treat a broad spectrum of intractable neurological conditions, while laying the foundation for treatments that may help even larger patient populations.


Specialized Medicine and Research Yield Exemplary Outcomes at Penn State Children’s Hospital

From advanced pediatric medical and surgical care to in-house research and collaborative clinical investigation with national pediatric leaders, the scientists, providers and care teams at Penn State Children’s Hospital continue to break down barriers to inform treatment and foster excellent outcomes for children and families throughout Pennsylvania and the surrounding region.


New Era of Radiosurgery Launches at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center: Installation of Gamma Knife Icon

As technologies and techniques have advanced in recent years, Gamma Knife radiosurgery has become a vital tool for enhancing outcomes among patients with brain tumors and other complex neurological disorders. Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center recently reaffirmed its long-standing commitment to provide the most advanced care in the region by upgrading to the latest iteration of the Gamma Knife radiosurgery system: Leksell Gamma Knife®Icon™.


Upgrade to Gamma Knife Icon Broadens Experienced Team’s Cranial Radiosurgery Capabilities

Clinicians at Hershey Medical Center have taken cranial radiosurgery to the next level with Leksell Gamma Knife®IconTM, the latest advance in Elekta’s Gamma Knife system.


Rethinking the Link between Parkinson’s Disease and Circadian Rhythm Disorders

Circadian rhythm disorders, such as irregular sleep-wake rhythms, are hallmarks of Parkinson’s disease. The medical community has traditionally believed the disorders are a side effect of Parkinson’s, but a recently published study is challenging that view.


Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center: A Regional Pioneer in Surgical Innovation

Advances in cardiothoracic surgery, neuro-oncology and minimally invasive general surgery have allowed physicians at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center to redefine surgical care for patients throughout the region.