Forging the Future of Neurosurgery

We spark progress in brain and spine health. The same experts performing state-of-the-art surgery pursue science to push care forward. Our researchers explore boldly and collaborate widely to fight brain cancer, epilepsy, stroke, Parkinson’s disease and more. In our operating rooms and labs, rising surgeons grow into the clinician-scientist leaders of tomorrow.

Message from the Chair

We combine ambitious science and surgical finesse to transform patients’ lives, now and in the future. It’s an environment that enables outstanding residents to go on and advance the field

Steven Giannotta, MD
Steven Giannotta, MD

Facts & Figures


year of residency’s founding


federally funded grants


resident alums now serve as department chairs

Centers & Institutes

Our neurosurgeons and lab scientists reach across fields to translate discovery into real-world impact for the patients who need it most.

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Philanthropy makes a powerful difference with the Department of Neurological Surgery. Your support fuels interdisciplinary research cultivating solutions for the most difficult problems in brain and spine health. It’s your chance to be part of new leaps in care and more surgical success stories.