Microvascular Decompression Surgery for Patients in Atlanta, GA, and the Southeast
Microvascular decompression surgery is the most effective surgical treatment for trigeminal neuralgia. In Atlanta, Georgia, patients with this condition can turn to Dr. Jim Robinson, M.D., an experienced neurosurgeon who has performed countless decompressions safely and with wonderful results throughout his career, and sees patients with this condition from not only all over Georgia, but also from all the surrounding states.
To ensure the best outcomes for each patient, Dr. Robinson considers a number of factors when developing a trigeminal neuralgia treatment plan. He may recommend a microvascular decompression to patients who:
- Have a blood vessel compressing the trigeminal nerve
- Do not have multiple sclerosis
- Are in good overall health
- Are capable of undergoing anesthesia
During a microvascular decompression procedure, Dr. Robinson relocates the blood vessels that are compressing a patient’s trigeminal nerve, then places a small amount of soft padding between the nerve and the blood vessels to keep the vessel from finding its way back to the nerve. For most patients, this leads to immediate and complete pain relief. Most patients are also able to get off of their medications.
When compared to other trigeminal neuralgia treatment options, microvascular decompression has the highest success rates. At Brain Expert, PC, Dr. Robinson’s Atlanta neurosurgery practice, microvascular decompressions have a cure rate of more than 90 percent. This can be partially attributed to the benefits of the procedure itself, and also to Dr. Robinson’s extensive experience in minimally invasive trigeminal neuralgia surgery and his patient, gentle, and thorough surgical technique. Microvascular decompression is one of Dr. Robinson’s most commonly performed procedures, and he has more than 20 years of experience as a board-certified neurosurgeon.
Not only does Dr. Robinson provide world-class neurosurgical care, but also the invaluable emotional support that his patients need throughout recovery and beyond. His approach to neurosurgery makes it apparent that he truly cares about each patient and their personal outcome; his bedside manner and extensive medical experience have led Dr. Robinson to be named one of America’s Top Surgeons by the Consumers’ Research Council of America.
To discuss microvascular decompression and other trigeminal neuralgia treatment options with Dr. Robinson, contact Brain Expert, PC. Dr. Robinson treats patients from Atlanta, GA, and all other nearby areas.