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Doctor explaining a spine model to patientThe UNC Congenital Brain and Spine Malformations Program is dedicated to providing comprehensive, innovative and advanced care for patients born with neurologic diseases.

Congenital diseases include:

  • Myelomeningocele
  • Spina bifida
  • Scoliosis
  • Basilar invagination
  • Os odontoidium
  • Tethered cord
  • Arachnoid and other brain cysts

Drs. Deb Bhowmick, Scott Elton and Carolyn Quinsey co-founded the program in 2017 in order to pursue development of the most advanced techniques in surgical treatment of congenital disorders. For appointments and information, please call (919) 445-2410.

Please consider making a gift to help develop new and more effective treatments for children and adults who have spent their lives suffering with congenital diseases.

Aron Johnson
Director of Development
The Medical Foundation of North Carolina, Inc.

Office: 919.843.9902
Cell: 910.409.2973