Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus is the buildup of too much cerebrospinal fluid in the brain.

Programs + Services


Minimally Invasive + Endoscopic Neurosurgery Program

Our Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Neurosurgery Program provides a safer and less disruptive procedure when compared to open surgery. Find out if it’s right for you.
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Doctors + Care Team

Kristopher  Kahle, MD, PhD

Kristopher Kahle, MD, PhD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Pediatric Neurosurgeon
Department(s): Neurosurgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5860
Fax #: 617-636-7587

Brain and spinal cord tumors and cysts, all types of hydrocephalus, Chiari malformation, spina bifida, vascular malformations

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Adel M. Malek, MD, PhD

Adel M. Malek, MD, PhD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Neurovascular Surgery; Director, Cerebrovascular & Endovascular Division Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurosurgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8200
Fax #: 617-636-7587

Aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, dural fistulas, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracranial atherosclerosis, arterial dissection

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Carl B. Heilman, MD

Carl B. Heilman, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Neurosurgeon-in-Chief; Chairman of Neurosurgery; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurosurgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5860
Fax #: 617-636-7587

Meningiomas, acoustic neuromas, skull base surgery, pituitary surgery, Chiari surgery

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