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Kalispell Regional Healthcare

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Pediatric Services
Pediatric neurosurgeons diagnose and treat conditions of the nervous system, head, spine and brain.
 
Kelly Schmidt, MD

Kelly Schmidt, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery
Neuroscience & Spine Institute, Department of Neurological Surgery
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Conditions Treated

  • Achondroplasia / dwarfism
  • Aneurysms
  • Arachnoid or intracranial cysts
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Brain tumors
    • Brainstem glioma
    • Ependymoma
    • Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma
    • Medulloblastoma
  • Cavernous malformations
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Chiari malformation
  • Colloid cyst
  • Concussion
  • Congenital malformations of the brain and spine
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Dandy Walker malformation
  • Dermoid cyst
  • Epilepsy
  • Fatty filum terminale
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Infection – brain or spine
  • Macrocephaly
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Skull tumors
  • Spasticity
  • Spina bifida
  • Spinal cord tumors
  • Syringomyelia / syrinx
  • Tethered spinal cord
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Traumatic spine injury
  • Vein of Galen malformations

Services and Procedures

  • Abscess surgery – brain and spine
  • Aneurysm clipping
  • Arachnoid cyst fenestration or resection
  • Brain tumor surgery – biopsy or resection
  • Encephalocele repair
  • Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV)
  • Chiari decompression
  • Cranial vault remodeling
  • Craniectomy
  • Cranioplasty / bone flap replacement
  • Craniosynostosis repair
  • Craniotomy
  • CSF shunt surgery – placement or revision
    • Ventriculo-peritoneal
    • Ventriculo-atrial
    • Ventriculo-pleural
  • Dermoid cyst resection
  • External ventricular drain (EVD) placement
  • Fatty filum surgery
  • Foramen magnum decompression
  • Hematoma evacuation (brain or spine)
  • ICP monitor placement
  • Intrathecal baclofen pump placement or revision
  • Intrathecal baclofen pump management and refills
  • Laminectomy
  • Prenatal consultations for identified fetal abnormalities
  • Skull tumor surgery – biopsy or resection, with skull repair
  • Spina bifida / myelomeningocele repair
  • Spinal cord tumor surgery – biopsy or resection
  • Syrinx shunt
  • Tethered cord release
    • Dermal sinus tract
    • Lipomyelomeningocele
  • Vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) placement or revision
  • Vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) management
  • Vascular malformation resection

How to Reach Us

Neuroscience & Spine Institute, Department of Neurological Surgery
A department of Kalispell Regional Medical Center
200 Commons Way, Suite B
Kalispell, MT 59901

Phone
(406) 752-5170

Office Hours
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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