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University of Miami Health System’s Department of Neurological Surgery is one of the top-ranked neurological service centers in the world for the diagnosis and treatment of neurological diseases. The department consists of a group of world renowned neurosurgeons, nurses, scientists, and staff associates who are dedicated to providing compassionate, state-of-the-art medical care, and to advancing medical knowledge in the study of the neurosciences. The UHealth Neurological Surgery team consults with neurologists, intensivists, and pain rehabilitation specialists to provide a comprehensive approach to the evaluation and management of patients with surgically treatable neurological diseases.

To request an appointment with a UHealth neurosurgeon, please call 305-243-6946 or toll-free 800-432-0191.

The scope of services offered by the department includes the care of patients with disorders of the spinal cord, brain and nervous system, including cerebrovascular diseases, intracranial and spinal tumors, disorders of the spinal cord and vertebral column, and head and spinal injuries.

Areas of specialization include:

  • Arachnoid cyst
  • Artificial cervical disc
  • Brain abcess
  • Closed head injury
  • Complex spinal instrumentation
  • Craniocervical junction pathology/C1C2 instability
  • Degenerative cervical/thoracic and lumbar discs
  • Degenerative scoliosis/XLIF
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intraparenchymal hemorrhage
  • Meningioma
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Skull base tumors/kyphoplasty
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spine trauma
  • Spine tumors
  • Sports related injuries
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Surgery for neuropathic pain