The pediatric neurology program at Children’s Minnesota offers some of the most complete brain and nervous system care you'll find anywhere. From headaches to hereditary neuropathies, we diagnose and treat it all. We work closely with Children's extensive specialist network to manage complex conditions and keep kids smiling.
Children’s is the only pediatric hospital in the Midwest using Visualase, and Gavin Pierson is the only patient in the country to use this technology to treat a mature teratoma brain tumor.
Visualase has been the Kryptonite to Gavin Pierson’s tumor since he became the first person with a mature teratoma brain tumor to undergo the procedure.
As we approach Gavin’s 17th surgery, we do so with sadness, hope, determination and caution