What happens after the surgeons, nurses and therapists are done?
Neurosurgical patients often have long roads to recovery. Richard Vierling's story.
Low Laboratory takes on several research challenges
Looking to help patients with stroke, movement disorders, and other neurological conditions. Explore away.
Cutting-edge robotic surgical assistant helps make procedures more precise
Department already using ROSA the robot. Learn more.
Video encapsulates department's Vision 2033
Vision 2033 is the 20-year plan for how we aspire to deliver services to our home state of Minnesota. Learn more.
Learn with us – Residency in Neurosurgery Program
Blending tradition and innovation, we are a premiere neurosurgery academic center focused on educational excellence, cutting-edge research and skilled, compassionate patient care.
We have developed a reputation for stable, principled direction thanks to leaders such as Stephen J. Haines, MD, Professor and Department Head; and Matthew Hunt, MD, Associate Professor and Resident Program Director
On average, we accept two new residents into the Neurosurgery Residency Program each year. Will one be you?
Discover with us – pushing neurosurgery's boundaries
Because we deal with some of the most complicated and difficult neurosurgical diseases, we constantly face problems for which there are no definite answers. Our basic, translational and clinical research programs focus on better understanding these problems, which can lead to effective future treatments.
Our research explores a wide spectrum – from deep brain stimulation to using stem cells to repair spinal injuries to the use of cancer-fighting vaccines. We invite you to take a quick tour of two of our labs: