Southwest Neurosurgical Associates

Phone: 505.244.0080
Fax: 505.244.9048
8080 Academy Rd NE, Suite B
Albuquerque, NM 87111-1159

Neurosurgical Procedures

Patient Information

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Neurologic disorders we treat include (but are not limited to) the following diagnoses:


  • Malignant brain tumors including gliomas and brain metastases
  • Benign brain tumors including meningiomas, acoustic neuromas, pituitary adenomas
  • Vascular disorders including arteriovenous malformation (AVM), cavernous hemangiomas, and cerebral aneurysms
  • Functional disorders including trigeminal neuralgia, Parkinson disease, and essential tremor
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Chiari malformation

Spine – we treat a broad spectrum of spinal disorders including those affecting the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine

  • Disc herniation and degenerative disc disease
  • Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis and instability
  • Spinal tumors

Procedures we perform include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Anterior cervical discectomy with fusion
  • Cervical disc replacement (Prodisc-C)
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Gamma Knife radiosurgery
  • Lumbar decompression
  • Lumbar fusion
  • Microdecompression (tubular retractor)
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally invasive fusions including XLIF, TLIF, ILIF
  • Posterior cervical fusion
  • Stereotactic biopsy
  • Trans-sphenoidal resection of pituitary adenoma
  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt

Patient Education information on these disorders and procedures can be found by viewing our patient education animations. Additional information can also be found at the Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons website and the Spine Universe website.