Brandon G. Rocque, MD, MS, FAANS
Dr. Rocque is an associate professor in the pediatric division of the UAB Department of Neurosurgery. His primary focus is pediatric neurosurgery, including care for cerebral palsy, hydrocephalus, spina bifida, pediatric brain tumors, spasticity, peripheral nerve injuries and Chiari malformation. In addition, Dr. Rocque practices general adult neurosurgery at the Birmingham VA Medical Center, with a focus on care for spinal disorders. His research focuses on improving the experience of care for children with neurological conditions and their families. He has received research funding to improve the transition process from pediatric to adult care for individuals with spina bifida and to understand the effects distress and psychosocial risk among families of children with newly diagnosed brain tumors. In addition to those ongoing projects, Dr. Rocque is exploring the psychological effects of a lifetime of neurosurgical encounters for children with hydrocephalus.