|Pediatric Neurosurgeon Dr. Peter
Sun and Laura, nine months after
Laura’s surgery. Laura was 5 when she started experiencing chronic headaches caused by a tumor on her spine.
Honors - Dr. Peter Sun
The Neurosurgery Division at Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland provides a full range of inpatient and outpatient services for infants, children and adolescents with neurosurgical disorders. Our dedicated team of pediatric neurosurgeons, physician’s assistant, nurse practitioner and social worker care for children with:
|• Brain Tumors||• Spinal Disorders|
|• Spinal Tumors||• Congenital Anomalies|
|• Craniosynostosis||• Spasticity|
|• Neurotrauma||• Epilepsy|
|• Plagiocephaly||• Hydrocephalus|
|• Spina Bifida||• Cerebrovascular Abnormalities|
|• Tethered Cord||• Intracranial Cysts|
|• Cervical Instability|
Children's pediatric neurosurgeons specialize in all phases of neurological surgery for comprehensive management of brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerve diseases and disorders.
Children's Neurosurgery is equipped with computer-guided stereotactic neurosurgery station, intraoperative CT and ultrasound, and neuroendoscope for minimally invasive, state-of-the-art brain surgery. Our patients receive the finest post-operative care in the largest pediatric intensive care unit and neonatal intensive care unit in Northern California. Transport teams are available to receive patients 24 hours a day.
We apply a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to evaluation, diagnosis and treatment to provide integrated care to the patient and family. A complete range of services for the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with neurological disorders are available in one location.
As well, our research center at Children's, Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI), is one of the nation’s top pediatric research centers and
consistently ranks among the top 10 in the nation among children’s hospital research programs receiving National Institutes of Health (NIH) awards for basic, clinical and translational research.
Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM– 4:30 PM
For referral information please call:
(510) 428-3319 or (800) 550-1529
Appointments: (800) 550-1529
Phone: (510) 428-3319
Fax: (510) 597-7034
Where to find us:*
Main Hospital — Map/Directions
747 52nd St., Oakland, CA 94609
*Appointments are also available at our physicians' offices in Walnut Creek and Reno.