Neurosurgery - HEG Med


Each surgery a beacon of hope.

What is Neurosurgery?

Neurosurgery is a highly specialized field of medicine focusing on diagnosing, treating, and managing disorders affecting the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. It encompasses a wide range of conditions, from brain tumors and spinal cord injuries to chronic pain syndromes and movement disorders like Parkinson’s disease. The origins of neurosurgery can be traced back to ancient civilizations, where primitive forms of trepanation were performed to alleviate intracranial pressure. Over time, advancements in medical knowledge and surgical techniques have transformed neurosurgery into a sophisticated discipline employing cutting-edge technology and multidisciplinary approaches to address complex neurological conditions.

Neurosurgical Specializations

Neurosurgery encompasses various sub-specialties, each focusing on specific aspects of neurological care:

Brain Surgery: Neurosurgeons perform procedures such as craniotomy (opening the skull), tumor resection, deep brain stimulation, and aneurysm clipping to treat conditions affecting the brain.

Spinal Surgery: This specialization involves the surgical treatment of spinal disorders, including spinal fusion, discectomy, laminectomy, and vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty.

Peripheral Nerve Surgery: Neurosurgeons may perform procedures such as carpal tunnel release, peripheral nerve repair, and brachial plexus surgery to address disorders affecting peripheral nerves.

Pediatric Neurosurgery: Focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions in children, including congenital anomalies, brain tumors, and epilepsy.

Functional Neurosurgery: Involves the surgical management of neurological disorders affecting brain function, such as deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease and rhizotomy for chronic pain syndromes.

Neuro-Oncology: Specializes in the treatment of brain and spinal cord tumors, utilizing techniques such as biopsy, tumor resection, and implantation of chemotherapy delivery systems.

Neurosurgery stands at the forefront of medical innovation, offering a spectrum of procedures aimed at addressing complex conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nervous system. With advancements in technology and surgical techniques, neurosurgeons have made significant strides in treating a myriad of neurological disorders, ranging from brain tumors to spinal cord injuries.

Within the realm of neurosurgery, a multitude of procedures are employed to diagnose, treat, and manage these intricate conditions. These interventions span from minimally invasive techniques to intricate surgeries, each tailored to the unique needs of the patient and the complexity of the neurological disorder at hand.

Neurosurgery is a dynamic and rapidly evolving field encompassing a wide range of surgical interventions aimed at treating disorders of the nervous system. From brain tumors and spinal cord injuries to movement disorders and chronic pain syndromes, neurosurgeons play a critical role in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of complex neurological conditions, using a combination of surgical expertise, advanced technologies, and multidisciplinary collaboration to optimize outcomes and the quality of life for patients. By staying at the forefront of medical innovation and research, neurosurgeons continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in the field, offering hope and healing to patients worldwide. Through ongoing education, training, and clinical practice, neurosurgeons strive to advance the art and science of neurosurgery, refine surgical techniques, and improve patient care in pursuit of the ultimate goal of enhancing the lives of those affected by neurological disorders.

Stay in hospital

1 day one night

Surgery duration

1 to 2 hours



Price list

We accept payments in Armenian Dram

Procedure types

  • Surgical treatment of brain and spinal cord tumors: These procedures involve the delicate removal of tumors located within the brain or spinal cord, often utilizing advanced imaging techniques and surgical tools to minimize damage to surrounding healthy tissue.
  • Minimally invasive stereotactic biopsies of brain tumors, including with local anesthesia: Utilizing precise imaging guidance, neurosurgeons can obtain tissue samples from brain tumors with minimal invasion, providing essential diagnostic information while minimizing patient discomfort.
  • Surgical treatment of epilepsy: For individuals with epilepsy resistant to medical therapy, surgical interventions may involve the removal of epileptic foci within the brain, offering the potential for seizure control and improved quality of life.
  • Surgical treatment of Parkinson’s disease: Deep brain stimulation (DBS) procedures involve the implantation of electrodes within specific brain regions to alleviate symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease, offering patients a potential avenue for symptom management and enhanced mobility.
  • Various operations of the spinal cord and spine, including intervertebral hernias: Surgeries targeting spinal cord and spinal abnormalities, such as herniated discs, spinal cord compression, or structural deformities, aim to alleviate pain and restore function to the spine.
  • Surgical treatment of inflammatory diseases of the brain and spinal cord and parasitic lesions: Procedures addressing inflammatory conditions, such as meningitis or encephalitis, as well as parasitic infections affecting the central nervous system, are crucial for reducing neurological damage and improving patient outcomes.
  • Surgical treatment of congenital defects of the brain and spinal cord: Neurosurgical interventions play a vital role in correcting congenital anomalies such as spina bifida or craniosynostosis, offering affected individuals opportunities for improved neurological function and quality of life.
  • Surgical treatment of traumatic lesions of the brain and spinal cord: Emergency neurosurgical interventions are essential for managing traumatic injuries to the brain or spinal cord, with procedures aimed at stabilizing the patient and minimizing neurological damage.
  • Shunting and endoscopic operations in case of congenital and acquired hydrocephalus: Surgical interventions for hydrocephalus involve the placement of shunts or endoscopic procedures to alleviate cerebrospinal fluid buildup within the brain, mitigating the risk of neurological complications.
  • Surgical treatment of cerebrovascular diseases: Procedures targeting cerebrovascular conditions such as aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), or strokes are essential for preventing further neurological damage and reducing the risk of life-threatening complications.

These procedures represent a glimpse into the diverse landscape of neurosurgical interventions, each playing a vital role in addressing the complex and multifaceted nature of neurological disorders. Through innovation, precision, and a commitment to patient care, neurosurgeons continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in the field of neurosurgery, offering hope and healing to individuals facing neurological challenges.

What to expect


Sevak Badalyan


Rudolph Varosyan


Frequently asked questions

Neurosurgery is recommended based on the specific condition and its severity. It’s not always the first-line treatment and is often considered after non-surgical options have been explored.

Risks can include infection, bleeding, nerve damage, and adverse reactions to anesthesia. However, these risks are minimized through careful pre-operative evaluation and surgical techniques.

Recovery varies depending on the procedure performed and the individual patient. Some may require only a few days of hospitalization followed by weeks to months of rehabilitation, while others may have longer recovery periods.

Not all procedures can be performed minimally invasively, but advancements in technology have made many procedures less invasive, resulting in shorter hospital stays and faster recovery times for patients.

During the consultation, the neurosurgeon will review your medical history, conduct a physical examination, and discuss treatment options tailored to your specific condition. It’s also an opportunity for you to ask questions and address any concerns you may have.

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