Category: Neurology (Page 2)
Get to Know: Neurosurgeon Avery Buchholz, MD
Neurosurgeon Avery Buchholz, MD, who trained with Chris Shaffrey, MD, at UVA, specializes in the treatment of spinal deformity, adult and pediatric scoliosis, complex spine surgery, tumors of the spine and minimally invasive surgeries.
Award-Winning Approach to Dementia Care Aims to Help Patients Maintain Independence Longer
Setting the standard for dementia care, the UVA Memory and Aging Care Clinic expanded its capabilities further in 2016 with the launch of the grant-funded Dementia Care Coordination Program. The MACC is now recruiting patients for a similar effort to begin in October.
UVA Telestroke Program Reaches Major Milestone, Sets Sights On Future Partnerships
A partnership with the UVA Telestroke program provides community hospitals and patients with enhanced, cost-efficient care.
UVA Recognized as a Comprehensive Clinical Care Center for Von Hippel-Lindau Disease
There is no way to reverse VHL gene mutations, but early recognition and treatment can substantially decrease complications and prolong survival while also improving quality of life.
Tailoring Neurosurgery to Meet the Unique Needs of Pediatric Patients
Although minimally invasive surgery is now utilized regularly among all age groups, it is especially beneficial for babies and young children.
UVA Neurosurgeon Jason P. Sheehan Named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Neuro-Oncology
The Journal of Neuro-Oncology is the leading journal for clinical, basic and translational scientific studies in the field of brain and spine tumors.
EEG Plays a Larger Role In Clinical Care Than Ever Before
As recent accreditations from the American Board of Registered Electrodiagnostic Technologists (ABRET) demonstrate, UVA has the technical expertise required to produce and read EEGs (electroencephalograms) at the highest level of competency.
What Makes a Comprehensive Stroke Center?
To achieve Comprehensive Stroke Center designation, UVA relied on many individuals from across the organization to tell the story of what excellent stroke care looks like from every angle.
Get to Know: Vascular Neurologist Nicole Chiota-McCollum, MD
After completing her fellowship at UVA, Chiota-McCollum is now Assistant Professor of Neurology and Associate Program Director for the UVA Neurology Residency Program.
Providing and Defining the Highest Standards of Care for Stereotactic Radiosurgery
In a specialty in which pinpoint accuracy, judgment and timing are paramount, SRS is increasingly considered one of the more promising treatments for especially challenging tumors.