About us

Purpose of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Section
The objectives of the Section shall be to enhance and assure the advancement of the subspecialty of pediatric neurosurgery by:

  • serving as a forum for the intimate exchange of ideas and information among a group of neurological surgeons whose interests are directed towards the infant and child.
  • serving as a vehicle through which the Board of Directors of the AANS and the Executive Committee of the CNS can be apprised of the activities and the advances in the subspecialty of pediatric neurosurgery.
  • serving as a resource for the Board of Directors of the AANS and the Executive Committee of the CNS for conducting special studies and proposing solutions to problems in pediatric neurosurgery when directed to do so.
  • service as a section to assist the AANS and CNS to advance education, research, and patient care in the area of pediatric neurosurgery.

Founders
Kenneth Shulman, MD, first Chairman
Robert McLaurin, MD