Spinal Cord Tumors
Removal of Spinal Cord Tumors in Orange County
Spinal cord tumors can be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Primary tumors originate in the spine or spinal cord, and metastatic or secondary tumorsm which is normally benign, result from cancers– such as lung, breast, prostate, head and neck, etc.– spreading to the spine. Malignant primary tumors of the spinal cord are less common.
Robert Louis, MD, a fellowship-trained Spine Surgeon in Southern California, is the Director of the Skull Base and Pituitary Tumor Program at Hoag Memorial Hospital. Dr. Louis has particular expertise in endoscopic and minimally invasive treatment of benign and malignant brain tumors, sellar and parasellar tumors and skull base tumors.
Dr. Robert Louis specializes in minimally invasive neurosurgery for the treatment of spinal cord tumors. For appointments, please call (949) 383-4185 or Contact Us.