The neurosurgery team at Baylor Medicine has long been a pioneer in functional neurosurgery, using targeted therapies to improve quality of life. Functional neurosurgery can be used to treat Parkinson's disease, tremors, dystonia, pain, epilepsy and some psychiatric conditions.
For Movement Disorders
Baylor is a national leader in deep brain stimulation (DBS), a surgical procedure used to treat a variety of movement disorders. Dr. Viswanathan was the first surgeon in Texas to perform image-guided DBS, and “asleep” DBS. Our mission is to provide advanced state-of-the-art neurosurgical treatment for patients with disabling neurological movement disorders including:
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Essential Tremor
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Tourette Syndrome
- Pain Including Trigeminal Neuralgia