Areas of Expertise

Spinal Cord Tumors

Spinal cord tumors are exceedingly rare. Our team has extensive experience with spinal cord tumors, including glioblastoma multiforme, astrocytoma, ependymoma and myxopapillary ependymoma, hemangioblastoma, neuroma (neurofibroma or neurilemoma), intradural meningioma, ganglioglioma, dermoid, epidermoid, teratoma, and other tumors of the spinal cord.

Dr. Henderson has twenty years of experience in removing tumors from the spinal cord and tumors surrounding the spinal cord and has published on the treatment of these disorders.

Specific procedures include:

  • laminectomy and resection of intramedullary tumors
  • resection of extramedullary tumors
  • resection of intra and epidural tumors
  • laminoplasty
  • sterotactic radiosurgery