Pediatric Neurosurgery


To make an appointment, call (910) 667-6819.  A physician referral is required for new patients.

New Hanover Regional Medical Center partners with UNC Children's Hospital specialists to care for patients. 

Through this collaboration, you can access pediatric specialty care close to home. 

Scott W. Elton, MD, and Melody Watral, PNP, from UNC Hospital's Pediatric Neurosurgery program treat children with brain and spine conditions.

Conditions We Treat

  • Hydrocephalus
  • Epilepsy
  • Brain and spinal tumors
  • Congenital spine defects