Neurosurgeons are trained as both brain and spine surgeons. They are the only physicians who surgically treat the brain and the entire spine; including the spinal cord and nerves.Learn more...
|Acoustic nerve tumor|
These benign brain tumors form on a nerve in the middle or inner ear. Acoustic neuromas are usually slow growing and do not spread to surrounding tissue. If left untreated they can grow so large that they press harmfully against surrounding structures, including the brain and other nerves.