Why Gamma Knife Surgery at the University of Virginia

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Why Gamma Knife Surgery at the University of Virginia


The University of Virginia Health System is a national and international center of excellence in Gamma Knife radiosurgery.  Dr. Jason Sheehan and Dr. Neal Kassell offer exceptional experience in radiosurgery.  Their clinical trials and cutting edge treatments have helped to shape the field of radiosurgery.  Neurosurgeons at University of Virginia have treated more than 6500 patients from 54 countries and every state in the United States.  The University of Virginia offers robotic brain surgery with the cutting edge Gamma Knife Perfexion.  The Gamma Knife has been the gold standard for brain radiosurgery.  This technology offers outstanding treatment for patients with brain tumors, vascular malformations, functional diseases, and other neurological conditions.  Our team of doctors have proven and published results that demonstrate the safety and efficacy of the Gamma Knife in their hands.  Gamma Knife radiosurgery at the University of Virginia offers patients a tremendous chance for successful results.  After all, experience counts when it comes to your brain surgery.

The Gamma Knife has been the standard for intracranial radiosurgery.  For more than 40 years, the Gamma Knife has demonstrated superiority in the field of brain radiosurgery.  The new Gamma Knife Perfexion improves outcomes and expands treatment indications.  Moreover, it does so using the safest technology and delivering tremendous patient comfort.  Most patients undergo robotic brain surgery and resume normal activities the next day

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With offerings of cutting edge technology and the latest clinical trials, patients with intracranial problems have available the very best treatment options and are afforded the best chance of a favorable outcome.

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