Jefferson University Hospitals

Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience

Brain Aneurysm & AVM Center

If you have been diagnosed with a brain aneurysm or AVMs (arteriovenous malformations), you want the best treatment and care possible. Brain Aneurysm and AVM Center physicians treat the largest combined volume of brain tumors, aneurysms and AVMs in the nation annually.

Specifically, we treat more than 500 brain aneurysms per year, including 150 open-brain surgeries with clipping and 350 endovascular procedures, based on the aneurysm's shape, size and accessibility.

Brain Aneurysm & AVM Center


Welcome to BrainPossible

When it comes to the brain and spine, some neurological conditions seem impossible to solve. But at Jefferson Health, we think differently. Our world-renowned specialists apply science to tackle the toughest cases and the most complex neurological conditions. Because we don’t stop at unsolvable. We do BrainPossible. Learn More about our Specialists >


We Helped Pioneer Treatments of Brain Aneurysms

Our physicians have helped pioneer specialized treatments of brain aneurysms, while setting training standards for neurosurgeons worldwide.

Our Center utilizes advanced minimally invasive procedures such as:

  • Coil embolization
  • Biplane angiography
  • Pipeline™ embolization device
  • Stereotactic radiosurgeries using either the Gamma Knife® or linear accelerator (LINAC) technologies

The Jefferson team has been providing stereotactic treatments for almost two decades, starting with the first radiosurgery treatments in the Delaware Valley in 1991.

Make an Appointment

Call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (1-800-533-3669) to make an appointment with a Jefferson Health specialist at our Brain Aneurysm and AVM Center.