Not everyone with Chiari Malformation requires surgery, but when a patient’s individual circumstances warrant it, we recommend decompression surgery – clinically known as a decompressive suboccipital craniectomy and cervical laminectomy.
Our approach is to always perform the least invasive, most effective procedure available, specifically tailored for each patient. We routinely recommend that any surgical option only be considered after all non-operative treatments have been exhausted.
Perhaps no technology has captured the public’s imagination more than the laser. However, some surgeons and non-surgeons are aggressively marketing “laser spine surgery” despite the fact there is a critical lack of medical data in support of the surgical reliability and safety of the techniques.
Dallas Neurosurgical and Spine has pioneered four MicroInvasive Neuro Integration™ (MINI) procedures for the treatment of spine-related pain. Each MINI procedure combines the latest in innovative microsurgical instrumentation with years of diagnostic excellence and surgical experience.
Five DNS neurosurgeons – Drs. Denning, Desaloms, Jackson, Krumerman and Weiner – were recognized as D magazine’s 2016 Best Doctors. And the sixth – Dr. Taub – was recognized by Texas Monthly as a Texas Rising Star.