Skull Base Center

The skull base center uses minimally invasive surgery to preserve function and maximize quality of life for patients.

The Skull Base Center at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, provides multidisciplinary treatment for skull base disease. The surgeons seek to control or cure the patient’s disease using minimally invasive treatments to preserve function and improve quality of life.


The Skull Base Center is one of the few places in Texas that offers comprehensive treatment for the often complex conditions and tumors located in and around the skull base, including:

  • Head and neck
  • Temporal bone

Intracranial Tumors and Meningiomas

  • Acoustic neurinoma/Schwannoma
  • Trigeminal nerve neurinoma/Schwannoma
  • Facial nerve neurinoma/Schwannoma
  • Lower cranial nerve tumors
  • Chordoma
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Chraniopharyngioma
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Glomus jugulare tumor
  • Dermoid and epidermoid tumors
  • Cerebellopontine angle tumors
  • Brainstem tumors
  • Pineal tumors
  • Fibrous dysplasia

Vascular Cerebral Aneurysm

  • Arterial venous malformation (AVM)
  • Cavernous malformation

Occipital Cervical Junction

  • Basilar invagination
  • C1-C2 subluxation (rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Chiari malformation
  • Foramen magnum tumors

Orbital Lesions

  • Meningioma
  • Schwannoma
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Exophthalmus
  • Fibrous Dysplasia

Refer a Patient

Use our online tool to refer your patient to a skull base specialist at Baylor Scott & White.

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