Healthcare: Neurosurgery

Functional Neurosurgery

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Treatment Options

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  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Microvascular decompression
  • Outpatient trigeminal neuralgia (facial pain) treatment
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Neurostimulators
  • Intrathecal drug delivery
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Conditions Treated

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  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Essential Tremor
  • Epilepsy
  • Dystonia
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Spasticity 
  • Psychiatric Conditions: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Depression
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Pain including Trigeminal Neuralgia
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Programs and Services

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Pain Management

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Our approach to pain management focuses on providing the least-invasive treatment to improve quality of life.

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Epilepsy Surgery

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For patients with epilepsy who cannot attain good seizure control with medications, epilepsy surgery is an important option.

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Deep Brain Stimulation

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Baylor Medicine our neurosurgeons have been offering and managing DBS therapy for patients with a variety of movement disorders since the 1990s. Additionally, our team is one of the few in the country with extensive experience in treating patients with severe psychiatric disorders. 

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Stereotactic Radiosurgery

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Our doctors use one of the best and most advanced radiosurgery systems available, the CyberKnife©. 

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Meet Our Team

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Sameer Sheth, M.D., Ph.D.

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Dr. Sheth specializes in the treatment of patients with movement disorders, epilepsy, brain tumors, tremor and psychiatric disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression. He has extensive experience in neurosurgical procedures such as deep brain stimulation (DBS), epilepsy surgery, and brain tumor resection.

Ashwin Viswanathan, M.D.

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Dr. Viswanathan is one of the few neurosurgeons in the nation with special expertise to treat cancer pain and also specializes in deep brain stimulation. He has a vast experience with complex surgeries for uncontrollable pain, including minimally invasive cordotomy surgery.

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Dr. Viswanathan, neurosurgeon, specializes in deep brain stimulation, trigeminal neuralgia, cancer pain, and chronic pain.