Experts at the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute collaborate closely with colleagues from many areas. The program's team combines the highly specialized knowledge of neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists, otolaryngologists, radiologists, radiation oncologists and ophthalmologists, depending on each patient’s individual needs.
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Skull base surgery may be done to remove both
benign and cancerous growths, and abnormalities on the underside of the brain,
the skull base, or the top few vertebrae of the spinal column.
Surgery can be done in two main ways. Although the preferred method is endoscopic, open surgery is also an option, depending on the type of growth that needs to be removed and its location.
The University of Kentucky Center for Pituitary and Skull Base Surgery offers comprehensive care, providing a team approach for care of diseases of the skull base. We provide evaluation and treatment of all diseases of the skull base, including but not limited to:
Kentucky ClinicFirst Floor, Wing C740 S. LimestoneLexington KY 40536-0284
Call 859-323-5661Fax 859-323-1127
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
(across from Starbucks)
AmenitiesDining, Internet/Wi-Fi, Information desk, Pharmacy services, Wheelchairs
Parking is available at the Kentucky Clinic Parking Garage (PS #3).
Insurance policies can vary widely. Please check with your doctor/clinic for specific insurance information before your visit or procedure to avoid unexpected out-of-pocket costs.
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Most commonly, patients are referred through their primary care provider or neurologist.