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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: Neurosurgery, Pulmonology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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