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Division of Neurosurgery



The Division of Neurosurgery offers the following adult and pediatric neurosurgery and multidisciplinary services affecting the brain and spinal cord, including treatment for:

  • Brain Tumors 
  • Skull base tumors
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spinal Surgery of the Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Brain aneurysms and vascular malformations
  • Neurosurgical Trauma
  • Shunt Surgery and Shunt Management
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
    • Spina bifida and other congenital brain and spinal disorders
    • Cranio-facial Deformity
    • Surgical treatment of trigeminal neuralgia
    • Surgical treatment of epilepsy


Additional pediatric neurosurgery services include:
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Neurosurgical endoscopy
  • Prenatal counseling for fetal brain and spinal anomalies
  • Spina bifida and other congenital brain and spinal disorders
  • Treatment of pituitary tumors


If you need surgery....


Frequently Asked Questions


Frequently Asked Questions about Adult Neurosurgery....


Frequently Asked Questions about Pediatric Neurosurgery....


Our Physicians and Staff

Our specialists are part of Baystate Medical Center's team of physicians, many of whom are nationally recognized for their expertise in patient care, clinical research and medical education.  They are on the faculty of the Tufts University School of Medicine with its Western campus at Baystate Medical Center.


Meet our surgeons....


Michelle Filiau, PA-C

Karen Pennelli, PA-C

Sheldon Williams, PA-C

Ho Jun Yun, PA-C


Chip Konowitz, Practice Manager