Skull Base Patient Success Stories

The Henry Ford Skull Base, Pituitary and Endoscopy Center is among the most experienced and most successful programs in treating skull base and related tumors. Our center offers guaranteed appointments with a neurosurgeon or otolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat physician, or ENT) within 24 business hours. 

This quick access and multidisciplinary expertise has helped our patients, such as those featured in these patient stories, get the most advanced treatment for these complex conditions and achieve their highest possible quality of life. 

Melissia Snyder's Story

After two failed cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) procedures at another health system, Melissia turned to Henry Ford. Following a complex surgery and a quick recovery, she’s symptom free. 

Laura Fox's Story

Thanks to the quick movement by her Henry Ford team, and after a potentially high-risk skull base tumor surgery, Laura’s feeling like herself again.


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