Prof. Venelin M. Gerganov, MD, PhD - neurosurgeon

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Diseases and Treatment

Neurosurgery is the part of medicine dealing with the surgical treatment of the disorders affecting the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves.

Enlisted here are the main groups of diseases, which I treat. My guiding concept is individualized treatment, adapted to the needs of the particular patient.

In case you need more detailed information, do not hesitate to contact me.

Tumors of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves

  • Microsurgery
  • Navigation-guided minimally invasive surgery
  • Image-guided and controlled surgery (intraoperative MRI, Ultrasound, Fluorescence-guided surgery with 5-ALA)
  • Brain mapping

Tumors of the skull base, pituitary adenomas, sellar tumors

  • Microsurgery and endoscopy

Vascular diseases of the brain and spinal cord

  • cavernomas, AVMs, aneurysmas

Degenerative spine diseases: disc herniation, spinal canal stenosis, spinal instability

  • Microsurgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Stabilization techniques

Endoscopic surgery

  • hydrocephalus, cystic lesions and tumors

Pain surgery

  • trigeminal neuralgia, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, phantom pain (DREZ), etc.


Rare diseases

  • syringomyelia, neurofibromatosis, Arnold-Chiari malformation, etc.