Tag: uva neurology
A Plan to Help Us Better Care for Comatose Patients
The plan was developed by a blue-ribbon scientific advisory council as part of the Neurocritical Care Society’s Curing Coma Campaign.
Get to Know: Pediatric Neurologist Kathryn Xixis, MD
The winner of numerous awards for her work as an educator and mentor, Kathryn Xixis, MD, joins UVA as the program director of the child neurology residency program.
FDA Approves Scalpel-Free Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease Tremor
Focused ultrasound was shown safe and effective for reducing medication-resistant Parkinson’s tremor in trials led by UVA neurosurgeon Jeff Elias, MD.
Get to Know: UVA Spinal Surgeon Nevan Baldwin, MD, FACS
UVA spinal surgeon Nevan Baldwin, MD, came to Virginia from Lubbock, Texas, to launch a neurosurgery practice at Haymarket Medical Center, part of Novant Health UVA Health System.
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.
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.
New Trial for High-Grade Gliomas Now Enrolling
High-grade glioma patients at UVA now have the opportunity to participate in Toca 5, an international clinical trial of a new, virus-based procedure that activates therapeutics selectively within the brain tumor, leading to fewer side effects.
UVA Neurology Clinics Moving
Some adult and pediatric specialists will now be located at the UVA Primary Care Center.
Get to Know: Neurologist Robert McMahon, MD
Find out how McMahon’s thorough approach to patient care continues to be informed by his Naval training and learn what techniques he's using to treat chronic migraines and other forms of headache.
UVA Health System Recertified As a Provider of the Highest Level of Epilepsy Care
UVA’s F.E. Dreifuss Comprehensive Epilepsy Program has been recertified as a Level 4 epilepsy center.