Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Plano opens brain and spine center: 5 key notes

Written by Laura Dyrda | May 30, 2017 | Print  |

Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Healthcare is opening a new brain and spine center in Plano, Texas, according to a D Healthcare report.


Here are five things to know:


1. Services at the new Brain and Spine Center at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Plano include brain tumor surgery, neuromodulation, complex spine surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, stroke care, epilepsy treatment and peripheral nerve disorder treatment.


2. The neurosurgeons and neuro-interventional radiologists at the hospital have access to the StealthStation for surgical navigation of their procedures.


3. The center includes an intensive care unit with a new epilepsy monitoring unit.


4. The center's bed count jumped from 16 to 32 beds with the service expansion.


5. Baylor Scott & White-Plano decided to add the brain and spine center due to feedback from the community needing additional services for complex neurological and neurosurgical disorders.


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