A caregiver comforts a young girl on her way to surgery.

Pediatric Neurosurgery at Providence Spokane Inland Neurosurgery & Spine Center

As parents, you want nothing more than happy, healthy children. When a child’s headaches or seizures lead to a neurological diagnosis that requires surgery, it may feel like your world is crashing down. The pediatric neurosurgeons at Providence want your children to be happy and healthy, too.

2069.2 miles away
509-624-9112
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Pediatric Neurosurgery at Providence Spokane Inland Neurosurgery & Spine Center

As parents, you want nothing more than happy, healthy children. When a child’s headaches or seizures lead to a neurological diagnosis that requires surgery, it may feel like your world is crashing down. The pediatric neurosurgeons at Providence want your children to be happy and healthy, too.

2069.2 miles away
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Meet the Team

At Providence, you'll have access to a vast network of dedicated and compassionate providers who offer personalized care by focusing on treatment, prevention and health education.

Conditions We Treat

Our team treats pediatric patients with the following neurologic diagnoses:

  • Brain injury
  • Brain tumor
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Closed head injuries
  • Neurological infections
  • Spinal disorders
  • Spinal injury

Personalized Treatment in Pediatric Neurosurgery

Your child’s care team creates a treatment plan based specifically on your child’s diagnosis and your family’s needs. This can include initial treatment as well as ongoing care and support. Treatment may include one or more of the following:

  • Hospice care
  • Occupational therapy
  • Palliative care
  • Physical therapy
  • Prescription medications
  • Speech therapy
  • Surgery

Why Choose Us for Pediatric Neurosurgery?

Providence Pediatric neurosurgery offers specialized and safe care to meet the unique needs of young patients.

To help you navigate your child’s treatment, we offer 24-hour parent interaction in our pediatric units. If your newborn requires neonatal care, you’ll have an experienced neonatologist available full time in our neonatal intensive care unit. And because a hospital experience can have psychosocial and developmental components for young patients, we have child-life specialists who support children and their families throughout their care.

Treatment for young patients with brain tumors is best developed by a team that includes tumor physicians from various medical specialties. Our board-certified neurosurgeons are specially trained in surgeries for the head, spine, and nerves in infants and children. We can also care for young patients during emergencies in our Level 2 trauma center.

Our team includes pediatric intensive care specialists who manage a state-of-the-art pediatric intensive care unit, ensuring comprehensive care for our young patients. You can be confident that your child is receiving the most advanced care available.

Supporting Our Patients

Our pediatric neurosurgery team understands all the effects a major surgery can have on your child and your entire family. To care for your child in mind, body and spirit, we offer:

  • Chaplain services
  • Counseling
  • Financial counseling
  • Interpreter services
  • Nutrition services
  • Palliative care
  • Pharmacy services
  • Social work services
Patient talking with his Doctor
The Power of Our Network

Part of the Neuroscience Institute of Spokane

Residents of the Inland Northwest have trusted Providence with their care for more than 50 years. We are leading the way in compassionate care and neuroscience innovation.

  • We’re a nationally recognized center of excellence for neurological care, so you can find care for even the most complex neurological cases close to home.
  • Because every minute counts during traumatic brain or spine injury or a stroke, you can access our trauma care team 24/7.
  • If you need rehabilitation, we care for you right here at our Providence St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Medical Center, the largest freestanding medical rehabilitation hospital in the region.

Learn More About Providence Neuroscience Institute of Spokane

 

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