One of the first neurosurgery programs in the country, Penn Medicine's Department of Neurosurgery provides comprehensive surgical management of disorders of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system. Since the department's establishment in 1936, we have been committed to translating leading-edge research into improved patient care.
Penn Neurosurgery offers clinical programs of excellence for every subspecialty of disorders of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system.
Penn Neurosurgery research offers innovative opportunities in a variety of areas including, neuro-oncology, stroke, peripheral nerve, spinal cord injury and cranial base surgery.
Penn Neurosurgery offers educational programs for those pursuing residency and fellowship opportunities and post-doctoral research positions.
Congratulations to the 184 Penn physicians listed below who were included in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors 2016.
Penn Medicine is one of the world’s leading academic medical centers.
A clinical trial is a research study involving patient volunteers that are conducted to find safe and effective treatments for a variety of health conditions.