Clinical Care

Department of Neurological Surgery neurosurgeons use state-of-the-art technology and multi-disciplinary approaches to treat patients of all ages for disorders of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and vascular structures of the central nervous system. Some of these disorders include: degenerative and congenital spinal problems, tumors, seizures, movement disorders, vascular abnormalities, traumatic injuries, pain, congenital and acquired craniofacial problems, cerebrospinal fluid disorders and cranial and peripheral nerve compression.

The entire breadth of neurosurgical services are provided by nationally and internationally recognized faculty, most of whom have training in vital neurosurgical subspecialties.  Nurses and advanced practice providers are also integrated into the clinical experience to provide efficiency of care and enhanced access, and residents and students benefit from the extensive clinical experiences available in the affiliated clinics and hospitals.

Specialty Programs

Neurosurgical Oncology

Clinical care for patients with brain and spine tumors is an essential component of the Department of Neurological Surgery.

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Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery

Movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease and Essential Tremor, are treated with a multidisciplinary team approach.

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Through advanced technology and experience, our spine specialists are finding new and effective surgical and non-surgical ways to care for the spine.
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Trauma surgeons at IU School of Medicine treat complex brain and spinal cord injuries at IU Health Methodist Hospital and other locations.

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If a procedure is being successfully performed somewhere in the world, it is available to the patients treated by IU School of Medicine neurovascular faculty.

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Pediatric Neurosurgery

Pediatric neurosurgeons at IU School of Medicine are well-trained to meet the unique surgical needs for children with neurological issues.

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