Department of Neurosurgery

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Residency Program

The Penn Neurosurgery Residency Program is fully accredited by ACGME and committed to training future leaders in the field to be outstanding clinicians, active investigators and experienced educators.

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Welcome from M. Sean Grady, MD – Chair

I am proud to introduce you to the department and the faculty, who bring together the latest advances in comprehensive medical and surgical care, innovative research, and advanced technology.
M. Sean Grady, MD

Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery
Charles Harrison Frazier Professor of Neurosurgery

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About Us

Penn Neurosurgery provides outstanding patient care, exceptional medical training and conducts the latest research for all conditions of the nervous system.


Meet the faculty of the Department of Neurosurgery.

Clinical Care

Penn Neurosurgery offers clinical programs of excellence for every subspecialty of disorders of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system.

Education and Training

Penn Neurosurgery offers educational programs for those pursuing residency and fellowship opportunities and post-doctoral research positions.


Penn Neurosurgery research offers innovative opportunities in a variety of areas including, neuro-oncology, stroke, peripheral nerve, spinal cord injury and cranial base surgery.

Contact us

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
3 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-349-8325