Orange County Brain Surgeon
Robert Louis, MD
Dr. Louis specializes in minimally invasive brain and spine surgery
Robert Louis, MD, a fellowship-trained Orange County Brain Surgeon, is the Director of the Skull Base and Pituitary Tumor Program at Hoag Memorial Hospital in Orange County, California. 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. Through the use of cutting-edge neuroimaging and neuro-navigational equipment, he utilizes the concept of keyhole neurosurgery, minimizing the damage to surrounding brain, vascular and soft tissue structures. Dr. Louis believes that most brain and skull base tumors can be resected through small openings or by utilizing naturally occurring orifices. This approach has been demonstrated to decrease post-operative pain, minimize neurologic complications and shorten length of hospitalization, resulting in better outcomes for his patients.
Dr. Louis’ clinical interests include minimally invasive brain tumor surgery, skull base and pituitary surgery, neuroendoscopy, microneurosurgery, complex spinal surgery and peripheral nerve surgery. In his practice, Dr. Louis employs a thoughtfully conservative approach, dedicated to delivering outstanding neurosurgical care with an individual, patient-centered focus.