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Peter’s story: Brain tumor neurosurgery in first-of-its-kind iMRI suite at Children’s Minnesota

Read about Peter's brain tumor neurosurgery in first-of-its-kind iMRI suite at Children’s Minnesota.

Pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Amy Bruzek brings unique brachial plexus, peripheral nerve expertise to neurosurgery team

The neurosurgery program at Children’s Minnesota has the largest team of pediatric neurosurgeons in the region, including Dr. Amy Bruzek, who joined the program last summer. Dr. Bruzek has special expertise in peripheral nerve surgery to treat brachial plexus injury, as well as single-level and multi-level laminectomies selective dorsal rhizotomies for spasticity.

Children’s Minnesota and Minnesota Epilepsy Group receive re-accreditation as a Level 4 epilepsy center

Children’s Minnesota and Minnesota Epilepsy Group are pleased to announce the re-accreditation of their epilepsy monitoring unit as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center.

Peter perseveres through a brain tumor diagnosis with the help of our first-of-its-kind surgery suite

In September 2023, Peter and his family got the scary news – MRI scans revealed a large, slow-growing and non-cancerous brain tumor.

Star Gala inspires $2.3 million in giving to support Children’s Minnesota neuroscience program and first-of-its kind pediatric surgery suite

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce the 32nd annual Star Gala raised $2.3 million to benefit the nonprofit pediatric health system’s neuroscience program.

Annabelle’s journey through a brain tumor diagnosis and surgery in first-of-its-kind neurosurgery suite

Annabelle’s story took a shocking turn after an MRI revealed a grape-size brain tumor. With the help of the Children’s Minnesota neurosurgery team, and a first-of-its-kind brain surgery suite, Annabelle is on the road to recovery.

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The diagnosis of a condition which might require brain or spine surgery can be difficult and overwhelming. Seeking a second opinion can help you understand your options and help you make the best decision for your child.

Shining through the unexpected: Calista’s story

Calista loves the simple things in life and the simple things are all she needs after the unexpected turns her life has taken throughout her 25 years of life. She was born with achondroplasia and later experienced a life-altering brain bleed.

Children’s Minnesota neurosurgery program recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as a top spine and neuroscience program

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce Becker’s Hospital Review recognized the organization’s neurosurgery program on its list of 70 hospitals and health systems with spine and neuroscience programs to know in 2023.