Tethered Cord Syndrome Care Team

Cormac Maher, MD

Cormac Maher, MD, is the Division Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery. He is a Professor of Neurosurgery at the Stanford University Medical Center.

Areas of expertise: brain tumors, chiari malformation, craniosynostosis, hydrocephalus, spasticity, congenital malformations of the brain and spine, spina bifida, spine tumors, tethered cord syndrome

Kelly Mahaney, MD

Kelly Mahaney, MD, is a Pediatric Neurosurgeon. She is interested in advancing Neuro-endoscopic techniques in Pediatric Neurosurgical practice.

Areas of expertise: endoscopic treatment of hydrocephalus, myelomeningocele and spinal dysraphism, congenital spinal conditions and craniovertebral junction abnormalities, spasticity, minimally-invasive craniosynostosis surgery, brain and spine tumors and epilepsy surgery

Laura Prolo, MD, PhD

Laura Prolo, MD, PhD, is a pediatric neurosurgeon who is interested in developing novel approaches to treat children with craniosynostosis, brain tumors, and congenital disorders.

Areas of expertise: craniosynostosis, brain tumors, and congenital disorders