Gamma Knife

“Because of its extensive use and enormous amount of supportive data generated, the Gamma Knife is still considered the gold standard.” – Journal of Neurosurgery

Gamma knife treatment at UVA for brain tumors, arteriovenous malformations, acoustic neuromas, trigeminal neuralgia, epilepsy and other neurological disorders.

Gamma Knife radiosurgery at the University of Virginia offers patients a tremendous chance for successful results. Since 1989, the Lars Leksell Center for Gamma Surgery at UVA has treated more than 10,000 patients from 54 countries and every state in the United States. Using the latest Gamma Knife Perfexion technology, our experienced neurosurgeon Dr. Jason Sheehan — together with a multidisciplinary team of top medical physicists, biomedical engineers, and radiation oncologists — offers outstanding treatment alternatives for patients with brain tumors, vascular malformations, and functional diseases.