Neurosurgery Department hosting conference
Unique opportunity to reflect on important neurosurgical topic with colleagues from throughout the world. Registration information.
New 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.
Deep brain stimulation helps relieve suffering
U of M research collaboration led by Drs. Noam Harel, Michael Park and Jerrold Vitek, making the procedure even more precise. Find out how.
Research aimed at helping stroke victims regain lost function
Several U of M teams working on different directions.
Brain tumor research gateway to helping human patients
U of M research team works with pet dogs to find treatment/cure for aggressive form of brain tumor
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
- 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
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: