About Us

The Department of Neurological Surgery is devoted to the evaluation and treatment of both pediatric and adult neurosurgical disorders. Our programs in neurovascular surgery, neuro-oncology, epilepsy, spinal surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, functional and stereotactic neurosurgery are world renowned. Navigate our website to learn more about the Department and our exciting programs.

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Programs

The history of neuroscience here at the University is one that we pride ourselves on. The Department of Neurological Surgery is committed to excellence in patient care, research, and teaching.

We are devoted to the evaluation and treatment of both pediatric and adult neurosurgical disorders. The Department of Neurological Surgery has been divided into subspecialty programs to better identify our expertise within neurosurgery. We invite you to take a deeper look at our surgical specialties, including our clinical specialty programs, esteemed faculty, and neurosurgical research.

Education

Our faculty and staff are committed to providing the most comprehensive training to the brightest minds in medicine.

Our goal is to educate future physician-scientists who will advance the future of academic neurosurgery and make a lasting contribution to the care of neurosurgical patients. Our training programs offer the opportunity to obtain both outstanding clinical and basic science research experience in one of the top academic medical centers located in the city of Chicago.

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Research

The Department of Neurological Surgery is leading the way in neurosurgical research and development. 

Currently, the Department supports ongoing investigations into treatments for brain tumors, epilepsy, CNS congenital anomalies, and neurovascular disease. Use the links below to learn more about our research programs and faculty-led research.

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Patient Care

Our patients are seen by a team of interdisciplinary specialists who are dedicated to the finest tradition of care.

The Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine is devoted to the evaluation and treatment of pediatric and adult diseases of the central nervous system. We use a full range of neuro-medical and neurosurgical technologies to provide the most up-to-date and effective treatments for the entire spectrum of neurological disease.
 

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