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With a skilled team of leading neurosurgeons, UM Health-West offers comprehensive options for patients who require brain, spine, and nervous system care.

Treatments & Capabilities

The wide range of treatments include:

  • Functional Neurosurgery: For treatment of epilepsy, pain, brain tumors, Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor.
  • Vascular Neurosurgery: Minimally invasive treatment for conditions in the blood vessels of the brain and spinal cord, including brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVM), cavernous malformations, hemorrhagic stroke and other causes of stroke.
  • Brain Surgery: Removal of tumors, including acoustic neuroma, pituitary gland tumors, meningiomas and gliomas.
  • Spine Surgery: To address common and complex diseases, including spinal tumors, spinal fractures, lumbar disk disease, cervical disk disease, herniated disk, spinal stenosis and scoliosis.

Renaissance Guided Spine Surgery

UM Health-West Hospital is proud to be the first hospital in Michigan to offer Renaissance Guided Spine Surgery.

Renaissance is a specially-designed surgical guidance system that enables surgeons to provide safer and more accurate minimally-invasive and open spine surgeries. Its state-of-the-art technology allows our surgeons to pinpoint the exact location on the spine – with accuracy levels far superior to traditional free-hand surgeries.

With Renaissance, you’ll experience less pain and scarring, fewer complications, and a faster recovery. Patients are typically discharged after a few days and back to their normal routine within a few weeks.

Renaissance is used to treat patients suffering from:

  • Chronic, debilitating leg pain
  • Spinal deformities
  • Slipped vertebrae
  • Pinched nerves
  • Scoliosis

Renaissance provides:

  • Unparalleled accuracy
  • Safer surgery, with fewer complications
  • Reduced pain and scarring
  • Faster recovery