Gamma Knife®

Gamma Knife® is a form of stereotactic radiosurgery

that is dedicated to treat various lesions and neurological issues of the brain.

Conditions Treated

Dr. Shedden has well over 23 years experience with the Leksell Gamma Knife®. In fact, he has used every generation of machine built by Leksell since its introduction in the 1980’s. It is used to successfully treat conditions like:

  • Acoustic Neuromas
  • Pituitary Adenomas
  • Pineal Region Tumors
  • Craniopharyngiomas
  • Meningiomas
  • Astrocytomas
  • Metastatic lesions
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Trigeminal neuralgia

Patient Benefits

  • involves no incisions, so there is no direct surgical intervention into the brain
  • rarely requires general anesthesia, eliminating the risk of anesthesia-related side effects
  • results in little to no patient discomfort, and patients can return to normal activities soon, sometimes within one day
In Summary


The Gamma Knife® offers a non-invasive alternative when conventional brain surgery isn’t an option and dramatically decreases the physical trauma and risks that are associated with conventional surgery.

For more information on Gamma Knife® technology and options for your treatment plan, please call GHNC to schedule a one on one consultation. One of our specialists will be pleased to listen to your needs and answer any questions you have.

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Our team of professionals at the GHNC are ready to help you begin your journey to health and recovery.