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 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.
Penn Neurosurgery offers clinical programs of excellence for every subspecialty of disorders of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system.
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.
Congratulations to the 481 Penn physicians listed below who were included in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs™ 2019.
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