Skull Base Surgery team

Skull base surgery is a highly specialized type of surgery to treat tumors or diseases affecting the base of the skull. We offer minimally invasive techniques to deliver the most effective treatment while preserving neurological function. Consisting of ear, nose and throat specialists and neurosurgeons, our skull base surgery team has the experience and knowledge to deliver the most comprehensive care in the region.

Some of the conditions we treat with skull base surgery include: 

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Meningiomas
  • Chordomas
  • CSF leaks
  • Tumors of the optic nerve and medial orbit
  • Vestibular schwannomas
  • Craniopharyngiomas
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Skull trauma

What to expect

You may be asked to get dedicated imaging before your first appointment. You will meet with medical and surgical experts who will review your imaging and medical files during your appointment. We will provide you with information about your condition and address questions you may have about your treatment.

Our skull base surgery experts work closely with specialists throughout Nebraska Medicine to determine the best course of treatment for you. This multidisciplinary team may include specialists in ENT, neurosurgery, endocrinology, head and neck medical and surgical oncology and radiation oncology.

Why you should choose Nebraska Medicine

Nebraska Medicine skull base surgery experts are committed to delivering team-based, personalized care to patients in Nebraska and the surrounding areas. Our program is the only one in the region providing comprehensive care for people with tumors or diseases affecting the base of the skull.

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