Center for Neurosurgical and Spine Care

The Center for Neurosurgical and Spine Care located in the Ptak Orthopaedic & Neuroscience Pavilion at Morton Plant Hospital is the premier choice for neurosurgical care in Pinellas County and the entire Tampa Bay area. Our dedicated team of neurosurgeons specializes in treating all surgical cranial, spinal, and cerebrovascular conditions with the most advanced neurosurgical procedures and a customized treatment plan.

Spinal and Cranial Problems and Diagnoses 

  • Herniated, bulging and ruptured discs of the back and neck 
  • Lumbar spinal stenosis 
  • Spinal compression fractures 
  • Spinal cord tumors 
  • Spinal instability 
  • Subdural hematomas 
  • Trigeminal neuralgia 
  • Movement disorders 
  • Brain tumors 
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome 

Spinal and Cranial Surgical Procedures

  • Minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS) 
  • Spinal instrumentation and fusion 
  • Spinal microsurgery 
  • Cranial microsurgery 
  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) to treat Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia 
  • Radiosurgery noninvasive treatment of primary and metastatic tumors, pituitary tumors, acoustic neuroma and trigeminal neuralgia 

Cerebrovascular Problems and Diagnoses

  • Strokes (ischemic and hemorrhagic)
  • Aneurysms
  • Carotid stenosis
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Cavernous malformations
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Hydrocephalus

Cerebrovascular Surgical Procedures

  • Stereotactic radiosurgery for brain tumors and AV malformations
  • Brain surgery for aneurysms, also called brain aneurysm repair
  • Brain and spine surgery for AV malformations
  • Brain and spine surgery for cavernomas
  • Endoscopic third ventriculostomy for hydrocephalus
  • Endoscopic restriction of brain tumors
  • Minimally invasive craniotomies for brain tumors, also called cranial microsurgery
  • Transsphenoidal endoscopic resection of pituitary tumors
  • Endovascular coiling, also called endovascular embolization
  • Intracranial angioplasty
  • Shunt surgery for normal pressure hydrocephalus
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Aneurysm clipping
  • Microvascular decompression

BayCare is proud to provide innovative, personalized neurological care for individuals in Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Lutz, Dunedin, Plant City, and all of the surrounding areas who have spinal, cranial, or cerebrovascular disorders. For more information about the Center for Neurosurgical and Spine Care at Morton Plant Hospital, please call (727) 298-6121.

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Center for Neurosurgical and Spine Care
400 Pinellas St., Suite 325
Clearwater, FL  33756
(727) 298-6121