Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Carilion neurosurgeons are experts on peripheral nerve treatments, and offer the latest advanced surgical and non-invasive techniques for all types of peripheral nerve conditions. Some procedures are completed in collaboration with orthopaedic surgeons and plastic surgeons to ensure optimal results.

The highly-skilled Carilion neurosurgery team often performs complex nerve repairs including nerve grafting and microsurgical nerve suture to repair traumatic injuries such as brachial plexus injury. Some of the other types of peripheral nerve procedures Carilion neurosurgeons perform include:

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Ulnar nerve release
  • Peroneal nerve release
  • Suprascapular nerve release
  • Resection of nerve tumors
  • Brachial plexus exploration/repair
  • Saphenous nerve biopsy
  • Temporal artery biopsy