Trigeminal neuralgia, a chronic condition caused by irritation of the trigeminal nerve at the brain stem, is characterized by sudden bouts of extreme, shock-like facial pain. NYU Langone’s expert team of neurologists and neurosurgeons is experienced at diagnosing and treating this complex—and often mentally and physically debilitating—condition. Our specialists can offer a broad range of treatment options to effectively eliminate your pain.
NYU Langone neurologists and neurosurgeons offer both nonsurgical and surgical techniques to reduce or eliminate pain caused by trigeminal neuralgia. They work together to develop a care plan customized for you.