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Skull Base Center 

Multidisciplinary Treatment for Skull Base Disease

The Skull Base Center at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas is one of the few places in Texas that offers comprehensive treatment for the large variety of often complex conditions and tumors in and around the various compartments of the skull base.

Priorities of the Skull Base Center:

  • Cure or control of the disease
  • Minimally invasive treatment
  • Preservation of function
  • Quality of life

A commitment to minimally invasive surgery has allowed the creation of surgical techniques that help achieve the goals of preserving function and maximizing the quality of life for patients.

Comprehensive services through the Skull Base Center:

Numerous departments and services at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas support the Skull Base Center, allowing comprehensive evaluation and care in the diagnosis and treatment of skull base disease:

  • Endocrinology
  • Head and Neck Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Neuroradiology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Rehabilitation (physiatry)
  • Otolaryngology (head and neck surgery)
  • Pathology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Speech (swallowing therapy)

Pathways to facilitate proper management of skull base disease.

  • Acoustic Neurinoma Program
  • Chiari Malformation Program
  • Chordoma / chondrosarcoma Program
  • CSF Leak Program
  • Endonasal Endoscopic Surgery Program
  • Exophthalmus Program
  • Glomus / paraglanglioma Program
  • Head and Neck Tumor Program
  • Meningioma Program
  • Occipital Cervical Program (Rheumatoid Arthritis)
  • Orbital Tumor Program
  • Pituitary Tumor Program
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia Program

Tumors Treated

At the Skull Base Center at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, we are constantly treating a variety of skull base tumors and diseases.

Tumors Treated at the Skull Base Center

Treatment Options

Treatment recommendations are made after careful analysis of radiological data; location and type of lesion; and evaluation of each patient’s unique health profile, needs and expectation. The treatment may include one or more of the following modalities:

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