Research Labs
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Education & Training

Our residents have gone on to lead neurosurgical departments throughout the country and we teach medical students the fundamentals of neurosurgery.

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Graduate Program

Our research explores a wide spectrum of neurosurgical problems from the latest techniques in fighting brain tumors to using stem cells to treat spinal injuries and stroke to the use of cancer-fighting vaccines.

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Patient Care

Whether your condition is common or complex, we understand every patient is unique and we treat each as a priority.

Two new residents began their seven-year journey with the Department on July 1, 2023. Both bring unique perspectives and extensive experience to their residency.


On June 22, Dr. Nelson Oyesiku gave the endowed Shelley N. Chou Lecture hosted by the Neurosurgery Department. His presentation was titled, “Evolution and Revolution in Pituitary Medicine and Surgery.”


Functional neurosurgeon Dr. Robert McGovern believes that the amount of time and discipline it takes to be a good distance runner is akin to what it takes to be a good neurosurgeon.