Healthcare: Neurosurgery

Cerebrovascular and Stroke Surgery

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About Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery

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The cerebrovascular specialists at Baylor Medicine are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with disorders of the arteries and vessels in the brain, neck and spine such as:

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Evaluation and Management of Neurovascular Disorders

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Some cases are best treated with open microsurgery, while others are best treated with a less invasive endovascular approach in which brain vessels are treated from inside the blood vessel and accessed through a small puncture in the patient’s leg. A team of expert physicians, including highly specialized neurosurgeons, vascular neurologists, nurses and therapists provide state-of-the-art treatments combined with compassionate, patient-centered care.

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Treatments

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Open Microsurgery

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  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Brain aneurysm clipping
  • Brain hemorrhage
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Cavernous malformation
  • EC-IC bypass for Moyamoya
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Endovascular Treatment

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  • AVM embolization
  • Brain aneurysm coiling
  • Brain aneurysm flow diversion
  • Carotid stenting
  • Cerebral and spinal angiography
  • Tumor embolization
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Meet Our Team

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Peter T. Kan, M.D., M.P.H.

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Dr. Kan is the Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery at Baylor Medicine and Chief of Neuroendovascular Service at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center.

Jan-Karl Burkhardt, M.D.

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Dr. Burkhardt is a Baylor Medicine neurosurgeon specializing in cerebrovascular surgery, both microsurgical and endovascular.

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Dr. Johnson is a neurosurgeon specializing in cerebrovascular and endovascular surgery. He sees patients at The Woodlands clinic.

Jill Seeley, MSN, RN, FNP-C

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Jill Seeley is a family nurse practitioner in the Department of Neurosurgery at Baylor Medicine.