Neurosurgery

Peripheral Nerve

The Peripheral Nerve Surgery program specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of peripheral nerve disorders including injuries (such as trauma in accidents, lacerations), entrapments (such as carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome or tarsal tunnel syndrome), and tumors (such as schwannoma or neurofibroma).

Why Choose URMC Neurosurgery?

Only the Peripheral Nerve Surgery team at URMC offers the most complete care incorporating a range of treatment procedures from conservative medical management & physical therapy to simple nerve decompression to complex brachial plexus reconstruction surgeries and tumor excision in the region.

The Peripheral Nerve Surgery team at URMC uses some of the most advanced diagnostic imaging and electrodiagnostic testing to assess disease extent and severity.

The program’s primary goal is to improve patients’ function, minimize pain and disability, and help patients realize their full potential in spite of their painful and sometimes disabling disorders.

Our team offers both inpatient and outpatient surgery to minimize discomfort to patients and families.

URMC’s holistic patient centered care ensures that patients are taught to incorporate lifestyle changes that are essential to preventing recurrence of peripheral nerve disease and pain.

Our Team

The URMC Peripheral Nerve Surgery program includes neurosurgeons who bring with them years of diverse experience in treating peripheral nerve conditions with proven outcomes.

Conditions We Treat

Below is a listing of the conditions treated by the Peripheral Nerve Surgery program. Please contact us, or click on a condition to read more about the condition in a new window.

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Peripheral nerve trauma
  • Peripheral nerve tumors
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Ulnar nerve neuropathy

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