Best Clinics for Deep Brain Stimulation in Spain

Spanish clinics were among the first in Europe to master the procedure for deep brain stimulation. For example, in the University Hospital of Navarra it has been performed since 1995. For Spanish doctors, deep brain stimulation is a long-established, routine procedure.

On this page you will find information about the benefits of deep brain stimulation in Spain, leading clinics and doctors in the field of functional neurosurgery, as well as prices for medical services.

Cost of deep brain stimulation in Spain

The cost of the procedure may vary slightly in different clinics. However, the average price for a deep brain stimulation procedure is $ 48,000 - $ 78,000.

Procedure Price
Specialist consultation $350
Deep brain stimulation from $ 48,000

Top Spanish clinics for deep brain stimulation

The list of hospitals has been compiled based on an analysis of official medical reports and actual reviews of deep brain stimulation in Spain.

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97 reviews
100% Patients recommended this clinic
Location: Barcelona, Spain
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Dr. Gerardo Conesa Bertan
Dr. Gerardo Conesa Bertan
Specializations: Neurology & Neurosurgery Work experience: 38 years
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Dr. Antonio Russi Tintore
Dr. Antonio Russi Tintore
Specializations: Neurology & Neurosurgery Work experience: 47 years
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Dr. Bartolomé Oliver Abadal
Dr. Bartolomé Oliver Abadal
Specializations: Neurology & Neurosurgery Work experience: 47 years
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Jenne Macquin
28.05.2022
Mexico
My daughter was twelve months old when we noticed unusual symptoms and body movements in her. We had no family history of autism, but I had sufficient knowledge about this condition. We took her to a doctor at Teknon Medical Center and discussed her symptoms. The doctor started ABA therapy for her, and it worked well. Now she is three years old, and 70% of her symptoms have been reduced. Thanks to her amazing doctor.
Eva 
15.11.2023
Ukraine
I got my tumor removed at Quironsalud Teknon Medical Center. Although it was a benign tumor, I was extremely worried, but the doctors at Teknon Medical Center made everything easy. I had to undergo two sessions of radiation therapy, but I am glad to announce that the tumor is gone. I am extremely grateful to ClinicsonCall for connecting me to Teknon Medical Center.
Reem Ijla
09.03.2022
South Korea
I recently had a PET MRI Scan at Teknon Medical Center, and I must say that the experience was surprisingly comfortable. From the moment I walked in, the staff made sure I felt at ease, taking the time to explain the procedure and address any concerns. The technicians were incredibly patient and understanding, making sure I was comfortable before starting the scan. The facility itself was clean and well-maintained, contributing to an overall positive experience. I appreciate the care I received at Teknon Medical Center during my scan.
Nova Martin
16.01.2023
Andorra
I had my brain tumor surgery done by Dr. Oliver. He is indeed the best surgeon.
Sam Alejandro
16.04.2023
Mexico
My son was born with scoliosis, and his hunched back deprived him of many activities that a normal kid would do. We started searching for the treatment, but it was unavailable in our country. We decided to search abroad and found out about clinics on call through a friend. We were set up with their coordinator, who suggested we consult Dr. Bartolme Oliver. We did a thorough research on the Internet and decided to visit him. Fortunately, the doctor said it was possible to correct the scoliosis for which he did the surgery. We stayed in Spain for six months, which was worth it. Dr. Oliver was very supportive and helpful throughout our journey.
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88 reviews
100% Patients recommended this clinic
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Accreditations:
ISO 9001 and 14001, Quality and Environmental Management
DNV-GL
Specializations:
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75%
Recovery Rate of Obese Patients
300
Orthopedic surgeries/ year
21
Thousand general surgeries/ year
300
Radiotherapy sessions/ year
Dr. Pablo Clavel Laria
Dr. Pablo Clavel Laria
Specializations: Neurology & Neurosurgery Work experience: 25 years
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Thaddeus, 46 y.o.
02.06.2023
Canada
I am extremely grateful to Dr. Antonio María for his exceptional care during my colon cancer treatment. His expertise and compassionate approach made a challenging time more manageable. The surgery was successful, and I appreciate his dedication to his patients' well-being.

Frank, 26 y.o.
21.01.2023
Spain
Last month, I injured my knee while playing football. I was taken to Hospital Quironsalud, where Dr. Ramon Cugat treated me. The surgery went very well, and the results were successful. Now, I can play football again. Thank you, doctor! I highly recommend him to everyone. 

Alina, 34 y.o.
21.06.2023
Germany 
I was Dealing with persistent joint pain until I found Dr. Ramon Cugat. He treated me at Hospital Quironsalud Barcelona. My experience was amazing.  His expertise and caring nature helped me gain confidence and made me comfortable. The surgery and recovery plan went smoothly, and now, I'm living a pain-free life. 
Vias Kob
30.04.2022
Czech Republic
I recently received treatment for Arachnoiditis at Quironsalud Hospital Barcelona, and I wanted to share my experience with you. I have been suffering from Arachnoiditis for years and have tried various treatments with little to no relief. However, I am happy to report that my Arachnoiditis treatment was life-changing. The staff at Quironsalud Barcelona were incredibly knowledgeable and compassionate. The treatment involved a combination of medication and therapy, and I was impressed by the level of personalization that went into creating my individualized treatment plan. Throughout the process, I felt I was in good hands and that my care was a top priority. After completing the treatment, I can confidently say that my symptoms have improved significantly. I am experiencing less pain and discomfort, and I am able to enjoy many activities that I had previously given up on. I am truly grateful to the team at this clinic for their expertise and dedication to helping patients like me.
Mercia Bill
18.10.2021
Norway
I had my lung cyst removal surgery at the Quironsalud Barcelona. My doctor did the surgery successfully and now I am completely healed.
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4.5
Excellent
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39 reviews
100% Patients recommended this clinic
Location: Torrevieja, Spain
Accreditations:
International standard that describes the requirements for the quality management system of organizations and enterprises
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Specializations:
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5500
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Dr. Marcelo Galarza
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Specializations: Neurology & Neurosurgery
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Truce, 48 y.o.
12.02.2023
Canada
My knees were killing me, and my family doctor suggested a total knee replacement. I was referred to Quironsalud Torrevieja Hospital. The hospital's services were brilliant. They spoke wonderful English and went over everything. The surgery was excellent, and I was able to recover without any problems. I also had physical therapy after the procedure. It was painful, but it made a significant impact! I am now free of pain. Thanks to Quironsalud Hospital.
Audrey Zaiv
18.03.2023
USA
I had severe back pain due to some spine condition. I consulted the spine specialist at the Quironsalud Torrevieja Clinic and got my MRI done. The process was seamless, and the staff was very courteous.
Robert Kem
30.10.2022
Poland
I had abdominal liposuction at Hospital Quironsalud Torrevieja last year. Their plastic & cosmetic surgery unit is well-equipped and organized. The staff takes care of everything and ensure a relaxing environment
Lidwk Vre
30.10.2022
Canada
I had a nice experience at Hospital Quironsalud Torrevieja for my radiotherapy. I completed my breast cancer treatment, and now I am fully recovered. My doctor and the nursing staff at the oncology unit made sure that I was healing properly. They took great care of me, and that is the reason I fully trust their services and expertise.
William Evas
16.04.2023
Italy
I went to Dr. Fernando Jordá Gisbert at Hospital Quironsalud Torrevieja to get an osteotomy done as a treatment for my bechterew’s disease. Fortunately, it went well.
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35 reviews
100% Patients recommended this clinic
Location: Marbella, Spain
Accreditations:
Joint Commission International
JCI
Specializations:
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Prof. Dr. Miguel Angel Arraez Sanchez
Prof. Dr. Miguel Angel Arraez Sanchez
Specializations: Neurology & Neurosurgery Work experience: 20 years
Consultation: $ 450
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Quillson, 43 y.o.
02.05.2023
Georgia
Dr. Francisco Rodriguez Argaiz performed my knee replacement surgery, and I couldn't be happier with the results. His skill and experience in orthopedics are evident, and he guided me through the entire process. I'm grateful for his expertise and the care provided by his team.

Lavaki Myan
02.05.2022
South Korea
I am so grateful to the medical team at Quironsalud Hospital Marbella, who helped me treat my facial tumors. From the moment I walked into the clinic, I felt I was in good hands. The doctors were knowledgeable, compassionate, and professional, and they took the time to explain every step of the treatment. The team did everything possible to make me comfortable and minimize any discomfort. They used the latest technology and techniques to remove the tumors and restore my facial appearance, and I am thrilled with the results. I also appreciate the follow-up care that the clinic provided. The medical team checked in with me regularly to ensure that my recovery was progressing as expected. They provided me with valuable advice on managing any side effects. I highly recommend this clinic to anyone seeking treatment for facial tumors. The medical team is outstanding and truly cares about their patient's well-being.
Fokin Gil
02.05.2022
South Korea
I was diagnosed with post-traumatic plexopathy after a serious car accident that left me with severe pain and weakness in my arm. My doctor recommended post-traumatic plexopathy treatment, and I am so grateful I followed his advice. The treatment was comprehensive and tailored to my specific needs, and the team of medical professionals at Quironsalud Hospital Marbella were incredibly knowledgeable, skilled, and compassionate. Over the course of several months, I received physical therapy and nerve blocks. The team worked with me every step of the way to make sure that I was comfortable and understood the process. I also appreciated that they kept me informed about my progress and adjusted my treatment plan as needed. My pain has significantly decreased, and my arm strength has improved. I would highly recommend this treatment to anyone struggling with similar conditions.
Cooper 
16.04.2021
Italy
I visited Dr. Said Barakat Ajinah at Quironsalud Marbella Hospital to get a lung transplant done for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension. Luckily, the surgery was successful.
Nick Peter
16.12.2020
United Kingdom
I visited Dr. Alejandro Rodríguez Morata at Quironsalud Marbella Hospital to get treatment for my mitral valve insufficiency. Valve replacement surgery was performed, and I got good results. 
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4.7
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84 reviews
100% Patients recommended this clinic
Location: Pamplona, Spain
Accreditations:
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professionals dedicated  to healthcare
75%
Success rate of bone sarcoma treatment
95%
limb preservation success rate for orthopedic operations
Dr. Bartolomé Bejarano
Dr. Bartolomé Bejarano
Specializations: Neurology & Neurosurgery Work experience: 29 years
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Dr. Jaime Gallego Perez De Larraya
Dr. Jaime Gallego Perez De Larraya
Specializations: Neurology & Neurosurgery
Consultation: $ 350
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Dr. Marta Fernández Matarrubia
Dr. Marta Fernández Matarrubia
Specializations: Neurology & Neurosurgery
Consultation: $ 350
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Dr. Iciar Aviles Olmos
Dr. Iciar Aviles Olmos
Specializations: Neurology & Neurosurgery Work experience: 18 years
Consultation: $ 350
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Piyush
26.03.2023
India
I visited Dr. Matías Alfonso Garcia Olmos at Clínica Universidad de Navarra to get treatment for the rupture of the meniscus and got amazing results. 
Edward Kin
15.11.2020
Russia
I highly recommend Dr. Marta Fernández Matarrubia from Clínica Universidad de Navarra. She is an expert neurosurgeon. She treated my ischemic stroke, and I am completely fine now. 
Alena Putellas
01.01.2022
Spain
I was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome a year ago, and I was fortunate enough to receive treatment at Clinica Universidad Hospital Navarra. Dr. Ana Alfonso Pierola was very knowledgeable and kind, and she explained my treatment options to me in a way that was easy to understand. I underwent chemotherapy and received supportive care, and I'm happy to say that my MDS is now in remission. I'm very grateful to the healthcare team for their excellent care and support throughout my treatment.
Jerrah 
14.04.2019
Turkey
I visited Dr. Bartolomé Bejarano at Clínica Universidad de Navarra on my friend’s suggestion to get treatment for hemorrhagic stroke. He performed a ventriculostomy on me, and I received amazing results. 
Vandy 
30.12.2020
England
I highly recommend Dr. Iciar Aviles Olmos from Clínica Universidad de Navarra. She treated my spine fracture, and I am very happy with the results. 
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Excellent
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95 reviews
100% Patients recommended this clinic
Location: Madrid, Spain
Accreditations:
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Thousand PET-CT tests in ten years
200
Robotic thoracic surgeries with the Da Vinci surgical robot
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st in Spain to perform robotic lung surgery in 2015
15
Hundred Mohs surgeries
Dr. Santiago Gil-Robles Mathieu de Vienne
Dr. Santiago Gil-Robles Mathieu de Vienne
Specializations: Neurology & Neurosurgery
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Dr. Alberto Fernández Jaén
Dr. Alberto Fernández Jaén
Specializations: Neurology & Neurosurgery
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Dr. Rafael Arroyo González
Dr. Rafael Arroyo González
Specializations: Neurology & Neurosurgery Work experience: 17 years
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Wamki Tofey
18.01.2023
Poland
Quironsalud Hospital Madrid has excellent staff for autism. I took my son to the clinic for his checkup when the doctor diagnosed him with autism. They suggested different therapies for him. I am so glad I chose the right clinic for him. His condition has improved a lot.
Lateh Rekim
22.11.2022
Thailand
I had vascular surgery from Dr. Enrique Puras at Quironsalud Hospital Madrid on recommendations of ClinicsonCall coordinators, and this was my best decision. The team was in touch with me from the beginning and made an impossible thing possible without hassle. They arranged my consultation and surgery. My experience was smooth, and I will recommend them to everyone.
Rock Hayler
02.05.2022
South Korea
I recently underwent treatment for a spinal cyst, and I must say that the care I received at Quironsalud Hospital Madrid was exceptional. My symptoms were quite debilitating and had been affecting my quality of life for some time, but the doctors and staff at the hospital were incredibly compassionate and attentive to my needs. The diagnostic process was thorough and efficient, and my doctor explained everything to me so that I knew exactly what was happening. The treatment plan was tailored to my situation, and the surgical procedure went smoothly without complications. After the surgery, I received excellent follow-up care, with regular check-ins to monitor my progress and ensure I was recovering well. I am feeling much better now and can enjoy my daily activities without pain or discomfort. I am satisfied with the care I received and would highly recommend this hospital to anyone in need of similar treatment.
Luanj Kate
02.05.2022
Thailand
I recently experienced an Intracranial Hematoma, which was a scary and challenging situation to deal with. It started with a sudden and severe headache, followed by nausea and vomiting, and then I started feeling confused and disoriented. I was rushed to the Quironsalud Hospital Madrid, where I underwent a CT scan that showed bleeding in my brain. The doctors quickly diagnosed me with an Intracranial Hematoma and took me into surgery to remove the clot. The procedure was successful, and I am grateful to the skilled medical team that saved my life. The recovery process was not easy, as I had to spend some time in the ICU and then in a rehabilitation center to regain my strength and mobility. I also had to take medication to prevent seizures and manage my pain. Now, several months after the incident, I am still dealing with some residual symptoms, such as headaches and memory problems. However, I am slowly but surely regaining my independence and returning to my normal activities.
Jessie Tef
27.04.2022
India
I recently underwent MRI-Guided Stereotactic Laser Ablation for a brain tumor at Quironsalud Madrid, and I have to say that the procedure was nothing short of amazing. The team of doctors who performed the procedure were incredibly skilled and knowledgeable, and they explained everything to me in detail so that I knew what to expect. They also ensured that I was comfortable throughout the process and that all my questions were answered. The procedure was quick and painless, and I could go home the same day. I had some mild discomfort and headache for a few days afterwards, but it was nothing that could not be managed with over-the-counter pain medication. I am incredibly grateful for the care and attention that I received.
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10 reviews
90% Patients recommended this clinic
Location: Barcelona, Spain
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Dr. Juan Izquierdo Casas
Dr. Juan Izquierdo Casas
Specializations: Neurology & Neurosurgery Work experience: 20 years
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Wusqa, 32 y.o.
25.10.2021
Germany 
I recently had the pleasure of undergoing treatment for carotid stenosis at Hospital Universitari General de Catalunya in Spain, and I couldn't be happier with the care I received. From the moment I arrived, I was impressed by the professionalism and expertise of the staff. They made me feel comfortable and confident that I was in good hands. The diagnostic process was thorough, and I was impressed with the advanced technology used to diagnose and monitor my condition. Once my treatment plan was established, the medical team took the time to explain everything to me in detail and answer any questions I had. The surgical procedure was a success, and the recovery process was smooth and easy, thanks to the attentive care of the nursing staff. I was also impressed with the beautiful location of the clinic, which made the entire experience even more pleasant.
Blakeley , 37 y.o.
24.09.2022
Georgia
I was diagnosed with astrocytoma last year, and I was devastated. I knew I needed to get the best treatment possible, so I decided to seek treatment in Spain. After doing some research, I chose Hospital Universitari General de Catalunya because of their reputation for excellence in neurosurgery. The doctors and staff were kind, knowledgeable, and skilled. Thanks to their expertise and support, I am now in remission and feeling better than ever. I would highly recommend seeking treatment for astrocytoma in Spain.
Vinessa, 32 y.o.
24.03.2022
UK
I recently had the pleasure of receiving cholesteatoma treatment at Hospital Universitari General de Catalunya and I cannot express enough how impressed I was with the level of care I received. From my first consultation with the specialist, I felt confident that I was in good hands. The doctor took the time to thoroughly explain my condition and the treatment options available, as well as answer all of my questions. I am happy to say that my cholesteatoma has been successfully treated and my hearing has improved significantly as a result. I would highly recommend Hospital Universitari General de Catalunya to anyone in need of ear, nose, and throat care. The staff and facilities are top-notch and I couldn't have asked for a better experience. 
Ажар (56 лет)
14.03.2021
Spain
My family and I use this clinic all the time. Once a year we go through a full check-up. Everyone should know what is happening in his body in order to start treatment in time.
Светлана
20.09.2022
Ukraine
Dr Josep is an excellent neurosurgeon and a nice person. A brain tumor in his son was treated by him. Thank you so much for everything going well for us. Excellent specialist!
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33 reviews
100% Patients recommended this clinic
Location: Valencia, Spain
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Dr. Ricardo Yaya Tur
Dr. Ricardo Yaya Tur
Specializations: Oncology Work experience: 23 years
Consultation: $ 350
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Dr. Luis Martí Bonmatí
Dr. Luis Martí Bonmatí
Specializations: Oncology
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Dr. Andrés Poveda Velasco
Dr. Andrés Poveda Velasco
Specializations: Oncology Work experience: 20 years
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Dr. Catherine Lauwers Nelissen
Dr. Catherine Lauwers Nelissen
Specializations: Cardiology & Cardiovascular Surgery
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Mauvika Kasyhp
02.05.2022
Hong Kong
I was diagnosed with periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) after my premature birth. Initially, my parents were very worried about my health and future development, but with the help of my doctors and therapists at Quironsalud Hospital Valencia, I have been able to make progress and reach important milestones. Living with PVL has its challenges, including motor difficulties, speech delays, and learning disabilities. However, I have received great support from my family, caregivers, and medical team, who have worked tirelessly to provide me with the best possible care and interventions. Although PVL is a lifelong condition, I am determined to keep pushing myself and achieving my goals. I am grateful for the love and care I have received, and I am optimistic about my future. My team at Quironsalud Hospital Valencia is very supportive.
Darn Lee
30.04.2022
Budapest
I was diagnosed with an AVM a few months ago, and it was quite scary to learn about this condition. However, I am very grateful to have been able to receive proper treatment and care from my doctors at Quironsalud Hospital Valencia. Initially, I did not know much about AVMs and was concerned about what the diagnosis would mean for my health. My doctors did a great job explaining the condition to me and the treatment options available. They recommended that I undergo embolization followed by surgery to remove the AVM. The procedure itself was not too difficult, and I was able to return home the next day. The recovery process was a bit more challenging, but my medical team gave me great support and care. They made sure that I was comfortable and provided me with all the necessary information. Now that I have fully recovered, I feel grateful for the care I received and the successful treatment. I feel much better and am able to resume my daily activities without any problems.
Jacob Din
27.04.2022
Mexico
As a patient diagnosed with an aneurysm of the cerebral artery, I wanted to share my experience to help others who may be going through the same thing. Firstly, the diagnosis itself was a shock. I had been experiencing some mild headaches, but I never expected to be told that I had a bulge in the blood vessel in my brain. The medical team at Quironsalud Valencia was very reassuring, and they explained the condition to me in detail, which helped me understand what was happening. The treatment process was also smooth. I was offered two options: surgery or endovascular coiling. After careful consideration, I chose endovascular coiling. The procedure was performed under local anesthesia, and I could go home the next day. I experienced some headaches and fatigue for a few days, but overall, it was smooth. I had to take some time off work to rest, but after a week or so, I could resume my normal activities.
Lavita Jain
18.04.2022
Bulgaria
I recently underwent a discectomy to reconstruct my intervertebral cartilage, and I could not be happier with the results. Prior to the surgery, I was experiencing chronic back pain and limited mobility. My doctor at Quironsalud Hospital Valencia recommended this procedure to address the root cause of my discomfort. The surgery itself was relatively straightforward, and my recovery time was minimal. Within a few weeks, I noticed a significant improvement. I no longer experience the constant pain I had grown accustomed to, and I can move around more freely. The reconstruction surgery has truly been life-changing for me. I can now enjoy activities I had previously given up on due to my back pain. I would highly recommend this procedure to anyone who is experiencing similar issues.
Nik Forge
15.04.2022
Romania
As a patient recently diagnosed with Malignant Schwannoma, I would like to share my experience with others facing the same diagnosis. I am a 45-year-old woman who noticed a lump in my leg a few months ago. Initially, I thought it was just a benign cyst, but after consulting with my doctor at Quironsalud Hospital Valencia and undergoing a series of tests, I was diagnosed with Malignant Schwannoma. Although the diagnosis was initially difficult to accept, I felt grateful that my doctor caught it early and we could start treatment immediately. I underwent surgery to remove the tumor, followed by radiation therapy. The treatment was challenging, but I had an excellent medical team who supported me throughout the process.
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Indications for Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep Brain Stimulation has demonstrated remarkable efficacy in managing several neurological disorders, including:

Parkinson's Disease: DBS can significantly reduce tremors, stiffness, and bradykinesia (slowness of movement) in Parkinson's patients, enhancing their mobility and overall quality of life.

Essential Tremor: Individuals suffering from essential tremor experience uncontrollable shaking in their hands, head, or voice. DBS can effectively diminish these tremors, allowing for improved daily activities.

Dystonia: DBS is beneficial for those with dystonia, a condition characterized by sustained muscle contractions that lead to abnormal postures and movements. It helps relieve muscle spasms and restores better control over movements.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD): Some individuals with severe OCD who do not respond to other treatments have found relief with DBS. It can reduce the distressing obsessions and compulsions that disrupt their lives.

Epilepsy: In certain cases of drug-resistant epilepsy, DBS can be considered as an alternative therapy. It may help reduce the frequency and severity of seizures.

What is Deep Brain Stimulation?

The essence of this method of treatment is high-frequency stimulation of the subcortical structures of the brain. With the help of electrical impulses, it is possible to suppress the overactive part of the brain, which is responsible for the occurrence of motor disorders.

The DBS procedure is carried out in several stages:

  1. Conducting an MRI of the brain to determine the target area of the brain, the images of which are subsequently loaded into the neuronavigation program.
  2. Implantation of electrodes into the target area of the brain through a burr hole in the skull. During the operation, Spanish doctors use modern neuronavigation and neuromonitoring systems, which increase the accuracy of electrode placement.
  3. Implantation of a connecting cable and a neurostimulator under the skin, providing electrical stimulation to the brain. The device is often placed under the skin in the area of the collarbone.
  4. Remote adjustment of the parameters of electrical brain stimulation, taking into account the needs of a particular patient.

The doctors of Spanish medical centers, thanks to their extensive practical experience and the use of innovative equipment, determine the target area of the brain as accurately as possible and position the electrodes in it. Thus, it is possible to achieve the maximum therapeutic effect with minimal surgical risks.

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Steps Involved in DBS

Step 1: Assessment and Diagnosis

The journey towards DBS begins with a thorough assessment by a neurologist or neurosurgeon. They'll evaluate your medical history and symptoms to confirm if DBS is the right choice for you. Usually, DBS is considered for conditions like Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

Step 2: Selection of Suitable Candidates

Not everyone with a neurological disorder is a candidate for DBS. The doctor carefully selects individuals based on factors like symptom severity, responsiveness to medications, and overall health. If you meet the criteria, you move on to the next step.

Step 3: Preoperative Imaging

Before surgery, the medical team uses advanced imaging techniques, such as MRI or CT scans, to map your brain. These images help pinpoint the precise location for electrode placement during the DBS procedure.

Step 4: Surgical Planning

Based on the imaging results, the neurosurgeon develops a surgical plan. This plan outlines the exact target areas in the brain and the path to reach them. It's like mapping out a journey before embarking on it to ensure a safe and accurate procedure.

Step 5: Implantation

The day of the surgery arrives, and you'll be under general anesthesia to ensure you're comfortable and pain-free. The neurosurgeon will carefully place electrodes in the predetermined brain regions. These electrodes are connected to thin wires that run under the skin to a small device called a neurostimulator, typically implanted near the collarbone or chest.

Step 6: Programming

After the surgery, the neurostimulator is programmed to deliver electrical impulses to the brain. This process is highly personalized and tailored to your specific needs. The programming sessions may require several visits over weeks or months to optimize symptom control while minimizing side effects.

Step 7: Monitoring and Adjustments

DBS is not a "set it and forget it" treatment. Regular follow-up appointments are crucial to monitor your progress and make necessary adjustments to the stimulation settings. These adjustments ensure the best possible symptom relief and quality of life.

Step 8: Enjoying the Benefits

With proper programming and adjustments, many patients experience significant improvements in their symptoms. It's essential to maintain a close partnership with your healthcare team to maximize the benefits of DBS.

Step 9: Ongoing Care

DBS is a lifelong commitment. You'll need routine check-ups and battery replacements for the neurostimulator as it has a limited lifespan, typically ranging from 3 to 5 years. Your healthcare team will guide you through this process.

Immediate Post-Surgery Period After DBS

Recovery in the Hospital

After your DBS surgery, you'll likely spend a day or two in the hospital for observation and recovery. During this time, medical professionals will monitor your condition to ensure there are no immediate complications.

Managing Discomfort

It's normal to experience some discomfort or pain at the surgical site. Your medical team will provide pain management strategies, which may include medications. Rest and gentle movement are essential during this phase.

Monitoring and Assessment

Neurologists and neurosurgeons will closely monitor your neurological status after the surgery to ensure that the DBS system is functioning correctly.

Weeks After Surgery

Healing and Scarring

As the weeks go by, your surgical incisions will start to heal. Follow your healthcare provider's instructions for wound care to minimize scarring and prevent infection.

Activation of the DBS System

Around two to four weeks after surgery, you'll have your first programming session to activate the DBS system. The neurologist or neurosurgeon will adjust the settings to begin controlling your symptoms. This process may require multiple visits to fine-tune the settings.

Medication Adjustments

In some cases, DBS can reduce the need for medication. Your healthcare team will work with you to adjust your medications gradually. It's crucial to follow their guidance closely to avoid any complications.

Months After Surgery

Ongoing Programming and Adjustments

Regular follow-up appointments with your healthcare team are essential to fine-tune the DBS settings. Don't hesitate to communicate any issues or concerns you have during these visits. Adjustments may continue for several months until the optimal settings are achieved.

Battery Replacement

The battery in the neurostimulator has a limited lifespan, typically between 3 to 5 years. When it's time for a replacement, your healthcare team will schedule the procedure. It's a routine and well-managed process.

Routine Check-ups

Continued care and monitoring are crucial. You'll have periodic check-ups with your neurologist and neurosurgeon to ensure the DBS system remains effective and to address any new symptoms or concerns.

Patient Experience

Patients who have undergone Deep Brain Stimulation often report life-changing improvements in their quality of life. For many, it's like turning on a light in a dark room. They regain control over their bodies, experience fewer or milder symptoms, and often require fewer medications. While the procedure itself involves surgical risks, the benefits can be profound and long-lasting.

Moreover, the customization of DBS settings allows healthcare providers to fine-tune the treatment according to the patient's specific needs. This flexibility minimizes side effects and maximizes symptom relief.

Where to Get Deep Brain Stimulation in Spain?

The DBS procedure is performed by the following clinics:

  • Quironsalud Teknon Medical Center is one the best choices when it comes to DBS. The hospital is JCI accredited which is a testament of the high quality treatment they offer. Furthermore, Teknon's doctors are recognized for their excellence in not Spain but worldwide. Many of their doctors have been ranked in the list of 100 best doctors. Dr. Bartolome Oliver is the go to expert for DBS at Teknon Medical Center. He has an experience of more than 35 years in performing such procedures. Lastly, the clinic's neurosurgery department has top-notch technology that MRI, neuroimaging, etc. that help to minimze errors and increase the success rates of the procedures.
  • Hospital HM Madird . The Clinic has established the Complex Center for Neurosciences - HM CINAC. Its specialists are engaged in in-depth study and treatment of movement disorders. In particular, deep brain stimulation is successfully carried out here in Parkinson's disease. Dr. José Angel Obeso is one of the best doctors for DBS. He is the director at the HM hospitals and has 3o years of experience in treating neurodegenerative disorders.

Published: 12.11.2021
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Reviews about deep brain stimulation (dbs) in Spain

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) | Hospital Universitario Quironsalud Madrid
Амир (46 лет), Spain:
I don't know of a better place for treatment than this. Unfortunately, life often pushed me to visit such establishments. Here I underwent DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation) in order to get rid of the tremor that had prevented me from living peacefully for many years. I read a lot about this operation and I know that it is difficult. I needed to find a professional. I have no regrets about my treatment here. Yes, real professionals work here.
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) | Epilepsy | Sant Joan de Déu Hospital
Ohio, Gambia:
 

My younger brother, who is 14 years old now, was diagnosed with epilepsy, and we took him to every clinic for treatment in Gambia. His attendant informed us that he needed deep brain stimulation, but in Gambia, no clinic was offering this procedure due to the unavailability of advanced medical technology. We did a lot of research about the hospitals and found that ClinicsonCall is a medical tourism agency that arranges treatment abroad. We contacted them, shared all his medical reports and waited for their opinion. They recommended Dr. Alejandra Darling for his consultation and arranged our appointment. It was a hassle-free experience. We went to the clinic, consulted his case, and Dr. Alejandra suggested deep brain stimulation. The operation was done after all diagnostics tests, and it was successful. My brother is recovering, and we are glad that ClinicsonCall helped us in our difficult times.

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Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) | Epilepsy | Hospital Universitario Quironsalud Madrid
Campbell, Finland:
I visited Quironsalud Madrid Hospital for the treatment of epilepsy. The neurologists recommended deep brain stimulation. It's been 10 months now and I have not experienced seizures.

FAQs

How long will I need to stay in Spain for Deep Brain Stimulation?

This is a very complex medical procedure. It includes a series of consultations and surgical procedures. Therefore, people who decide on a deep brain stimulation procedure should be ready to devote 2-3 weeks to this process.

How effective is DBS in treating Parkinson's disease?

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is highly effective in treating the motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Many patients experience significant improvements in tremors, rigidity, and bradykinesia (slowness of movement) after DBS. It can provide long-term symptom relief and enhance the quality of life for individuals with Parkinson's disease. However, it may not have as much impact on non-motor symptoms like cognitive or psychiatric issues.

Is DBS a permanent treatment, or can it be reversed?

DBS is generally considered a reversible treatment. The implanted electrodes and pulse generator (battery) can be surgically removed if needed. This flexibility allows for adjustments or reversals if the therapy doesn't provide the desired results or if unexpected complications arise.

Are there any lifestyle changes or restrictions for individuals with DBS implants?

While DBS can significantly improve the quality of life for many individuals, there are some lifestyle considerations to keep in mind: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI): Some DBS systems are MRI-compatible, but not all. Patients should discuss this with their healthcare provider to determine the suitability of undergoing an MRI. Electromagnetic Interference: Patients should avoid getting too close to strong electromagnetic fields, such as those generated by certain medical equipment or devices like security scanners. Programming Adjustments: Regular programming adjustments by a healthcare provider are necessary, so patients should be prepared for periodic clinic visits.

Can DBS be combined with other treatments, such as medication or physical therapy?

Yes, DBS can be used in combination with other treatments. In fact, it is often used alongside medications to optimize symptom management. Medication dosages may be reduced after successful DBS to minimize side effects. Additionally, physical therapy and other rehabilitative approaches can complement DBS by addressing mobility and muscle control issues. A comprehensive treatment plan is typically tailored to the individual's specific needs and may include a combination of therapies.

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