Every treatment that is now a standard of care began as a question: How can we provide the best care possible? The Neurosurgery Division at Jefferson Abington Hospital answers that question by converting high-impact discoveries into life-changing clinical innovations.
In this field, technology is the key to unlocking new insights and treatment pathways hidden in the connections between the brain, spine, and peripheral nerves. Advances in clinical technology will bring more comprehensive and convenient neurological care where it matters most—the community we serve. It will streamline the treatment process and strengthen Jefferson Abington Hospital’s position as a leader in neurosurgery. Most importantly, it will improve the lives of our patients, now and far into the future.
Jefferson Abington Hospital is ranked 7th in the Philadelphia Metro area by U.S. News & World Report
Jefferson Abington Hospital is ranked 12th in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report
- Neurosurgical Robot: Similar to the DaVinci robot for general surgery, this precision-guided arm makes complex procedures like spinal drilling and screw placement exceptionally accurate, delivering enhanced operative outcomes and less-invasive options for spine and brain tumor treatment.
- Navigation System with 3D C-arm: The mobile intraoperative CT imaging system seamlessly integrates into the operative environment to provide optimized imaging for cranial and spinal procedures.
- Video Microscope: Combined with the new robotic capabilities of the Abington Neurosurgery OR, a video microscope plays an indispensable role in performing state-of-the-art surgeries, allowing the entire surgical team to see what the surgeon is seeing—with uninterrupted viewing and enhanced accuracy.
Getting a Spinal Tumor Patient Back on the Road
Earlier this year Melissa Bingham developed numbness in her legs and abdomen and was referred to a neurologist...
With your support, Abington’s Neurosurgery Division can provide a level of care never before reached in a clinical community hospital setting. By acquiring the latest in advanced clinical equipment, we will not only improve outcomes for our patients—we’ll raise the standard of neurosurgical care at Jefferson Abington Hospital.