Neurosurgery


Dignity Health Central Coast Neuroscience Services’ team of neurosurgeons provides general and specialized neurosurgical care for treatment of brain and nervous system disorders. 

Neurosurgery: Expert Care And Advanced Techniques On The Central Coast

Our team of neurosurgeons use advanced techniques such as:
  • Endoscopic neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic and micro-neurosurgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery

Neurosurgery: Conditions We Treat

Our neurosurgeons use neurosurgery and endoscopic neurosurgery to treat:
  • Cerebrovascular disorders, including stroke, carotid artery stenosis and intracranial hemorrhage
  • Tumors and neuro-oncology, including primary and metastatic tumors of the brain, spine, peripheral nerves, skull base and pituitary
  • Hydrocephalus, including obstructive and normal pressure hydrocephalus
  • Neurotrauma and critical care, including traumatic brain and spinal cord injury and complex spinal fractures
  • Palmar hyperhidrosis and intraventricular tumors
  • Pain, including trigeminal neuralgia and peripheral neuropathy
  • Complex spine disorders, including radiculopathy, degenerative arthritis and craniocervical junction anomalies

Neurosurgery: Services We Provide

Our neurosurgeons use the most advanced techniques: minimally invasive, micro- and endoscopic neurosurgery. We offer the latest in neurological treatments, including:
  • Programmable shunting systems for hydrocephalus
  • Percutaneous discectomy, a surgical procedure for a herniated disc
  • Spinal instability instrumented fusion, a procedure to join together two or more vertebrae in the spine 

Meet Our Neurosurgeons


Santa Maria Specialty Health Center
Specialty: Orthopedics and Neurosurgery
300 South Stratford Avenue
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Dr. Matthew Schreckinger
Dr. Matthew Schreckinger

Dr. Nicholas Slimack
Dr. Nicholas Slimack


Arroyo Grande Specialty Center
Specialty: OB/GYN, Orthopedic Surgery and Neurosurgery
850 Fair Oaks Avenue
Suite 100
Arroyo Grande CA 93420

Dr. Matthew Schreckinger
Dr. Matthew Schreckinger

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