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Faced with the prospect of an operation for your brain, spinal cord or the delicate nerves that traverse the body, you need nothing short of complete confidence in your surgeon. Consistently ranked among the top neurosurgery programs in the country, University of Minnesota Physicians neurosurgery specialists merge experience and technical expertise with compassion and respect. We offer comprehensive, state-of-the art care for the full range of neurosurgical problems, with an emphasis on complex conditions such as brain tumors, epilepsy, pediatric brain disorders, Parkinson’s disease and cerebrovascular disease.

Because our brain and nerve surgery specialists also conduct research studies as faculty members of the University of Minnesota Medical School, you’ll have access to a wide variety of leading-edge techniques and technologies, such as deep brain stimulation (DBS), minimally invasive techniques for complex spinal and skull-base surgery, and stereotactic radiosurgery. You may also have opportunities to participate in clinical trials of innovative therapies.


  • Brain, spinal cord and other neurological surgery
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Endovascular neurosurgery
  • Experimental brain-tumor therapies
  • Molecular therapies
  • Pediatric neurosurgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Radiosurgery – i.e., Gamma Knife
  • Skull and skull-base surgery
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • TomoTherapy


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Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600

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