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  • About skull base surgery

    Skull base surgery may be done to remove both benign and cancerous growths, and abnormalities on the underside of the brain, the skull base, or the top few vertebrae of the spinal column.

    Surgery can be done in two main ways. Although the preferred method is endoscopic, open surgery is also an option, depending on the type of growth that needs to be removed and its location.

  • Conditions treated

    The University of Kentucky Center for Pituitary and Skull Base Surgery offers comprehensive care, providing a team approach for care of diseases of the skull base. We provide evaluation and treatment of all diseases of the skull base, including but not limited to:

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  • Appointments

    Most commonly, patients are referred through their primary care provider or neurologist.

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