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Pediatric Neurosurgery

At Inova Children's Hospital, our surgeons bring expertise and compassion to the complex care they provide children with neurosurgical needs.

Our neurosurgeons, Leon Moores, MD and John Myseros, MD, are fellowship trained with years of experience. They are experts in caring for children with brain tumors, spinal tumors and deformities, craniofacial and congenital abnormalities, epilepsy and other diseases and disorders of the brain and spine.

Doctors Moores and Myseros lead a pediatric neuro-trauma team that is skilled in treating the most urgent of cases, including interventions for trauma and pediatric stroke. They work within multi-disciplinary teams that include anesthesia, neurology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, hematology/oncology, genetics, rehabilitation, and any other needed specialty to provide the best outcomes for our patients.


Conditions treated by Inova pediatric neurosurgeons:

  • Congenital malformations of the brain and spine (spina bifida, tethered spinal chord, chiari malformations)
  • Craniofacial abnormalities
  • Tumors of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves
  • Vascular malformations of the brain and spine
  • Epilepsy
  • Movement disorders
  • Spinal deformities
  • Hydrocephalus