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Pediatric Neurosurgery - Expert, compassionate care for your most precious loved ones

At Neurosurgeons for Kids, we provide the latest treatments to children of all ages with gentle, specialized care.

Our Pediatric Neurosurgery Program is known for:

  • Being the first program in the nation to have a director of congenital neurosurgery.
  • An experienced surgical team, performing hundreds of neurosurgeries and neuromedical procedures annually.
  • Being innovators and early adopters of advanced treatments, utilizing leading-edge equipment, techniques and care.
  • Being the only pediatric neurosurgical practice in Central Florida to use the Leksell Gamma KnifeĀ® 4C treatment for pediatric patients with complex neurological disorders.
  • Having advanced neuroscience technologies such as a frameless stereotactic surgical navigation system, 3-Tesla MRI, image-guided radiation therapy.
  • Expanding indications for the surgical management of epilepsy.

Eric Trumble, MD

Eric Trumble, MD graduated with a degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, continuing his research in neurosciences at the National Institute of Health following graduation. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Virginia, and performed his residency at the Medical College of Virginia.

James E. Baumgartner, MD

James E. Baumgartner, MD is a board-certified pediatric neurosurgeon who specializes in traditional and minimally invasive surgical procedures for children and adolescents who are suffering from epilepsy or seizure-related disorders. He has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, abstracts and book chapters, as well as presented nationally and internationally.