Skull Base Surgery Program

Leaders in Skull Base Surgery
Skull base surgery is a highly specialized field that addresses tumors and other abnormalities on the underside of the brain or base of the skull. Stanford Health Care’s Skull Base Surgery Program draws expertise from a variety of medical and surgical specialties and is ranked among the top in the world.

Skull Base Condition Treatments


Stanford Medicine Neurosurgeon Performs Successful Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery on a Two-year-old – the Youngest EES Patient Ever

Juan Carlos Fernandez-Miranda, MD
Chief of the Skull Base Surgery Division

Active Surveillance (Watchful Waiting)


Cancer Medications

Medications For Symptoms

Radiation Therapy

Tumor Genomic Profiling

Family Risk Management

Whole-Person Care

Innovation Through Clinical Research

Each person’s experience is unique, which is why we provide personalized care. Our team tailors treatment and supportive services to meet your individual needs.

At the Stanford Health Care Skull Base Surgery Program, we make accessing care easy and convenient. We make every effort to coordinate your appointments so that you can see multiple providers, as needed, during a single visit.

Skull Base Surgery at the Neuroscience Health Center
213 Quarry Road, Palo Alto 94304
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Skull Base Surgery at 801 Welch
801 Welch Road, Palo Alto 94304
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Skull Base Program
2452 Watson Court, Palo Alto 94303
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For Referring Physicians


Email or fax a skull base surgery referral form with supporting documentation to or 650-320-9443.