Brain Surgery

Robert Louis, MD, Brain Surgeon
Specializes in Brain Tumor Surgery in Orange County and southern California

Robert Louis, MD, Brain Tumor SurgeonRobert Louis, MD specializes in minimally invasive of Brain Tumor Surgery in Orange County, California. Dr. Louis, a fellowship-trained Orange County Neurosurgeon, is the Director of the Skull Base and Pituitary Tumor Program at Hoag Memorial Hospital in Orange County, California. He has particular expertise in endoscopic and minimally invasive treatment of benign and malignant brain tumors, sellar and parasellar tumors and skull base tumors. Through the use of cutting-edge neuroimaging and neuro-navigational equipment, Dr. Louis utilizes the concept of keyhole neurosurgery, which minimizes the damage to vascular and soft tissues surrounding the brain.

Dr. Louis believes that most brain and skull base tumors can be resected through small openings or by utilizing naturally occurring orifices using . This approach has been demonstrated to decrease lowers the post-operative risks and pain, minimize neurologic complications and shorten length of hospitalization, resulting in better outcomes for his patients. Minimally invasive Brain Tumor Surgeries is performed using computer-assisted tools for more accuracy in removing tumors.