Frecuently Asked Questions
WHAT IS NEUROSURGERY?
Neurosurgeryis the medical specialty which surgically treats the affections of the central, peripheral and vegetative nervous system, including its vascular structures. The neurosurgeon evaluates and treats the pathological processes that modify the functions or activities of the nervous system, including the pituitary gland or hypophysis.
WHICH AFFECTIONS DOES THE NEUROSURGEON TREAT?
Affections that affect the central and peripheral nervous system (brain, spine and spinal cord), which are susceptible to surgical procedures.
WHAT DOES THE SPINE SURGEON DO?
Spine surgery is the medical subspecialty which surgically treats the diseases that affect the spine, spinal cord and nerve roots. We use a neurosurgical approach to treat the spine, ensuring the patient’s safety. Naturally, if necessary, the neural function of the patient is monitored during the surgery. The training of a neurosurgeon with subspecialty in spine surgery consists of 6 years of studies, divided as follows: 1 year of general surgery and 5 years of neurosurgery and spine surgery.
Our goal is to provide the shortest hospital stay, always ensuring the safety of the patient and his quick rehabilitation, so he can reintegrate to his normal life as soon as possible.
Our prices vary according to each specific affection and type of treatment the patient needs. Likewise, the prices depend on the kind of hospital the patient prefers. It is important to stress that we always seek to provide the best medical care and to have the necessary resources and the best technology available to treat our patients.