Department of Neurological Surgery

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U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals - neurology and neurosurgery

Nationally Ranked in Neurosurgery

UT Southwestern Medical Center is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's top 20 hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

Meet the Team

Our department includes distinguished faculty members dedicated to various neurosurgical subspecialties.

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We conduct innovative research on topics such as epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, and stroke to directly benefit our patients both now and in the future.

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Through our work with medical students, residents, and fellows, we are continuously furthering our goal of being recognized as the best neurosurgical training program in the nation.

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Patient Care

Our team of world-renowned experts in cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery collaborates closely with other specialists at UT Southwestern to offer patients access to the latest innovative treatments in one of the most rapidly advancing fields of medicine.

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A story of Hope and teamwork: Facing a brain tumor at 24

Hope Anderson, an SMU graduate student, was diagnosed with a low-grade glioma in 2019. The O'Donnell Brain Institute's epilepsy and neurosurgery specialists helped the 24-year-old get her "wild and precious" life back on track with a combination of clinical expertise, advanced technology, and long-term support.