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Shawn Vuong, MD

A Neurosurgeon for Children and Adults

Dr. Shawn Vuong is a neurosurgeon who treats children and adults. He specializes in treating Chiari malformation, trigeminal neuralgia, traumatic brain injuries, brain tumors and cancers, scoliosis and pediatric hydrocephalus.

He treats these cranial conditions:

  • Adult hydrocephalus

  • Arteriovenous malformations

  • Astrocytoma

  • Brain stem tumors

  • Brain tumors and cancer

  • Cavernous malformations (cavernomas)

  • Cerebral abscess

  • Chiari malformation

  • Ependymoma and subependymoma

  • Epidermoid or dermoid tumors

  • Epidural hematoma

  • Glioblastoma multiforme

  • Glioma

  • Hypothalamic gliomas

  • Insular gliomas

  • Intracranial aneurysms

  • Intra-ventricular tumors

  • Low-grade gliomas

  • Meningioma

  • Metastatic lesions

  • Neurocytoma

  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus

  • Oligodendroglioma

  • Optic pathway gliomas

  • Other rare brain tumors

  • Pinal region tumors

  • Pituitary adenoma

  • Pseudotumor cerebri or idiopathic intracranial hypertension

  • Subarachnoid hematoma

  • Subdural empyema

  • Subdural hematoma

  • Traumatic brain injury

  • Trigeminal neuralgia

  • Vestibular schwannoma (acoustic neuroma)

 

Dr. Vuong also treats:

  • Burst fractures

  • Carpal tunnel

  • Compression fractures

  • Degenerative spine disease

  • Scoliosis

  • Vertebral spine fractures

 

He treats these conditions in children:

  • Craniosynostosis

  • Dandy-Walker malformation

  • Encephalocele

  • Hydrocephalus

  • Moyamoya disease

  • Myelomeningocele (a type of spina bifida)

  • Pediatric aneurysms

  • Pediatric arteriovenous malformations

  • Pediatric brain tumors

  • Pediatric Chiari malformation

  • Resistant pediatric epilepsy

  • Scoliosis

  • Spinal cord lipoma

  • Syrinx

  • Tethered cord

  • Vein of Galen malformations


Speaks: English

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