Patient inspired to become doctor by department head
Relationship with Dr. Clark Chen helped John Cassady make a life-changing decision. Read more.
Congratulations to our Top Doctors!
Six faculty members are included in the 2018 Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctor list. Who are they?
Department publishes new book!
Aimed at improving the quality & safety of neurosurgical practices. Read all about it.
2018 Rising Stars
Three Neurosurgery Department faculty members chosen as 2018 Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Rising Stars.
Time to register for NeuroSafe 2018! Click here.
Clark Chen, MD, PhD, in his role as Department Head
In this short video, Dr. Chen explains why he's excited to be part of the U.
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 Clark Chen, MD, PhD, Professor, Lyle French Chair in Neurosurgery 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: