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Skull Base Surgery
UTHSC Comprehensive Skull Base Tumor Center:
At the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, our Comprehensive Skull Base Tumor Center brings together experienced specialists from Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Ophthalmology, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Pathology, and Neuroradiology to deliver state-of-the-art, personalized treatment to our patients. Our multidisciplinary care team utilizes the latest technology, endoscopic techniques, and a robust understanding of the biology and behavior of skull base pathology to improve outcomes for our patients.
Our providers are leaders in their field and work with their national and international colleagues within the North American Skull Base Society, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and others.
Bruce MacDonald, M.D.
Associate Professor, Fellowship Trained in Neurotology
Sanjeet Rangarajan, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Director, Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
Robert Yawn, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Division Director, Otology, Neurotology, & Lateral Skull Base Surgery
Lucas Elijovich, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery and Neurology
Brian Fowler, M.D.
Assistant Professor and Vice Chairman of Opthalmology
Neil Hayes, M.D.
Van Vleet Endowed Professor of Medical Oncology
L. Madison Michael, M.D.
Professor of Neurological Surgery
David Schwartz, M.D.
Professor and Chair (ad interim) of Radiation Oncolory
Jeffrey Sorensen, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
World Class Treatment
World Class Treatment: Dr. Rangarajan’s Medtronic Case Study
Our Skull Base Surgery Crew Hosts Hutchison Students
Dream Team Profile: Robert Yawn, M.D.
Dream Team Profile: Sanjeet Rangarajan, M.D.
Skull Base Disorders/Tumors:
♦ Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak
♦ Cholesterol granuloma
♦ Congenital Malformations
♦ Fibrous dysplasia
♦ Head and neck malignancies
♦ Juvenile nasal angiofibroma
♦ Orbital tumor
♦ Paranasal sinus tumors
♦ Pediatric Skull Base Tumors
♦ Pituitary tumors
♦ Temporal bone tumors
♦ Vascular malformations
♦ Vestibular schwannomas
Techniques & Technology:
Our multidisciplinary team utilizes the latest technology and instrumentation to treat skull base pathology. Some of the techniques utilized include:
♦ Comprehensive Diagnostic Imaging
♦ Real Time Intraoperative Surgical Navigation (Electromagnetic/Optical)
♦ Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Surgery
♦ Neurointerventional Angiography/Embolization
♦ Intraoperative CT/MRI
♦ Robotic Surgery
♦ Stereotactic Radiation Therapy
♦ Gamma Knife Surgery
In Your Hometown
Cresthaven UCH Otolaryngology
1068 Cresthaven Road Suite 250
Memphis, TN 38119 | Directions
Phone: 901-866-8384 | See More
Methodist Medical Group
1325 Eastmoreland Ave | Suite 260
Memphis, TN 38104 | Directions
Phone: 901-272-6051 | See More
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