Dr. Jacob Skiwski
Children’s Health Center of Columbus

Neurology Neurosurgery

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Neurology Neurosurgery Definitions

Neurology Neurosurgery
Neurology is the specialty that deals with the study of diseases of central and peripheral nervous system. Physicians specializing in this area are called Neurologists.

Neurosurgery is the surgery discipline focused on treating the central nervous system, peripheral nervous systems and spinal column diseases amenable to surgical intervention. Physicians specializing in this area are called Neurosurgeons.

Neurology
Neurology deals with the study of diseases of central and peripheral nervous system. Specifically, it deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of disease involving the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, including their coverings, blood vessels, and all effector tissue, such as muscle.

Neuro/Oncology
NEURO/ONCOLOGY

Neuro/Radiology
NEURO/RADIOLOGY

Neuro-Opthamology
NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY

Neuropathology
NEUROPATHOLOGY

Neurosurgery
Neurosurgery is the surgical treatment of the central nervous system, peripheral nervous systems and spinal column diseases amenable to surgical intervention.