Penn Neurosurgery touches many lives. Those individuals who wish to give back — help other patients or loved ones — may consider making a gift to the department. Donations support ongoing excellence in patient care, research and education as well as innovations and new endeavors. Every gift makes a tremendous difference to the future of patient care.

Ways to Direct a Gift

Donors wishing to direct support to a specific area within the department, or to make a celebratory or memorial gift, can contact Sheryl Garton at or 215-746-3895.

Gifts may be directed to the following areas, among many others:

  • General support
  • Resident education
  • Brain Tumor Support Fund/Neuro-Oncology
  • Neuro-Critical Care/NeuroIntensive Care Unit
  • Center for Brain Injury and Repair (CBIR)
  • Center for Cranial Base Surgery
  • Penn Spine Center at Pennsylvania Hospital 
  • Center for Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery
  • Neurovascular Center
  • Gamma Knife® Center

Planned Giving Opportunities

Donors wishing to create a lasting legacy through philanthropy can generously support research, education and patient care programs through financial and estate planning.

Learn more about planned giving.

Penn offers various giving options, including:

  • Bequests
  • Retirement gift plans
  • Gifts of stock, bonds and mutual funds
  • Gifts that may provide income to you or to someone you name
  • Online giving and credit card gifts

Learn more about making an unrestricted gift online.

By Mail

Mail check to:

Sheryl Garton
Associate Director of Development
Penn Medicine Development and Alumni Relations
3535 Market Street, Suite 750
Philadelphia, PA  19104

Phone: 215-746-3895

Please include a cover note detailing any specific information with regard to the gift.

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