Simulators help build surgical skills
U of M medical students and residents use simulators before working on patients.
Boosting their value
Integra LifeSciences reps get special training at the U.
Amplatz team springs into action
Repairs girl's spine after sledding accident.
Rare brain condition requires quick, creative thinking
Two little Twin Cities girls' lives at stake.
Expert U of M team prepares patient for complex sinus/brain surgery
Neurosurgeon Ramachandra Tummala one of nine specialists involved.
Come 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:
On average, we accept two new residents into the Neurosurgery Residency Program each year. Will one be you?
Come 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: