#2: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Dr. Giselle Coelho

Neuro Kids has been invited to partner with Dr. Giselle Coelho, a pediatric neurosurgeon, to develop a training and treatment center for children with hydrocephalus in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This gives us the incredible opportunity to introduce Dr. Warf’s ETV/CPC procedure to Brazil and the rest of South America. Conservative estimates suggest there are more…

#3: Enugu, Nigeria

Enugu, Nigeria

We are thrilled to introduce our newest partner, Dr. Enoch Uche and the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), in Enugu, Nigeria. Dr. Uche is a professor of neurosurgery and director of the neurosurgery residency training program at UNTH in Enugu, as well as a member of  the West African College of Surgeons (WACS) and…

Saving Kids’ Lives

Dr. Steven Schiff gets a look at a baby with hydrocephalus in a Ugandan village in 2008.

It is a great honor to announce that we are partnering with Dr. Steven Schiff to track down what makes babies sick around the world and find ways to prevent the devastating consequences of newborn infections. Such infections continue to take the lives of nearly a million babies a year globally, and in the survivors…

#1: Ain Shams, Cairo

(L to R, in blue gowns) Drs. Osama, Warf and Assem operate on a child.

Last year we set out to create a novel enterprise that would enable neurosurgeons around the world to come alongside their peers working in places where the needs are great and the resources few. We focus training on the ETV/CPC procedure in order to reduce the burden of shunt-dependance, optimizing the treatment of hydrocephalus and…

Neuro Kids Turns One on 2/22/22

Today, over a thousand babies will either be born with or acquire hydrocephalus. The vast majority are in lower income countries, and without some kind of surgical intervention, most of them will not survive past their second birthday. There is a profound sense of urgency to equip and support the surgeons and their teams on…

Center #1- Cairo, Egypt

We are a month out from launching our first training center. The decision to start in Cairo goes back a few years. Dr. Osama Aglan completed a pediatric neurosurgical fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital in 2019, where he had the privilege to work alongside Dr. Ben Warf, the founder and chairman of Neuro Kids. While…

Urgent Timely Treatment & Care

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 21: Dr. Benjamin Warf, pediatric neurosurgeon, at Children's Hospital in Boston, 2012 MacArthur award recipient on September 21, 2012 in Boston, MA. (Photo by Tsar Fedorsky for Home Front Communications)

In recognition of today’s World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day, we’re taking a look back at how we got here and why Neuro Kids is uniquely positioned to deliver contextually-appropriate neurosurgical solutions for kids with disabilities in the majority world, that all would enjoy the highest attainable standard of health. No stranger to people living…