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Pediatric CSF Disorders Program

Pediatric Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Disorders Program

Endoscopic Treatments

We treat all conditions related to abnormalities in the flow of cerebrospinal fluid, including hydrocephalus. Treatments include use of the endoscope (a small camera with an attached light source) for making connections between obstructed ventricles; an endoscope may also be used to create a new pathway for flow of cerebrospinal fluid, known as an endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV). Endoscopes are also used on patients with previously placed shunts. For patients with prior abdominal surgery, pediatric general surgeons assist with laparoscopic catheter placement into the peritoneal space.

Conditions We Treat

  • Chiari malformation type 1
  • Chiari malformation type 2
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Congenital hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive hydrocephalus
  • Communicating hydrocephalus
  • Low pressure hydrocephalus
  • Post-hemorrhagic hydrocephalus
  • Aqueductal stenosis
  • Arachnoid cyst
  • Dandy-Walker complex

Contact Us

Phone: 914.775.5437
Fax: 914.650.5437

19 Bradhurst Avenue
Suite 3050 N
Hawthorne, NY 10532
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257 Lafayette Avenue
Suite 360
Suffern, NY 10901
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19 Baker Avenue
Medical Arts Pavilion
Suite 301
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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Our Providers

Muh, Carrie, MD
Division Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Surgical Director of Pediatric Epilepsy Program
Surgical Director of Pediatric Neuro-vascular Program
Surgical Co-Director of Craniofacial Program

Pisapia, Jared, MD, MTR
Attending Pediatric Neurosurgeon
Surgical Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program
Surgical Director of Peripheral Nerve Surgery Program
Surgical Co-Director of Craniofacial Program

Multi-Disciplinary Team

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Carrie Muh, MD
Jared Pisapia, MD

Physician Assistant

Rachel Lehrer, PA