Department of Neurological Surgery

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The Department of Neurological Surgery at UCSF is home to leading physicians and scientists dedicated to treating patients with neurosurgical disorders and to the search for better therapies and cures. Our mission is to provide the best clinical care to our patients, investigate the most promising advances in neuroscience research, and train tomorrow's leaders in neurosurgery. 

Upcoming Events

Thriving as a Young Adult with Brain Cancer

Are you 18-40 years old with a brain tumor diagnosis? Join UCSF neuro-oncologist Jessica Schulte, MD, PhD, as she discusses the unique challenges faced by...

5/19 5:30pm
Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds

Speaker: Dr. Ethan Winkler UCSF Neurological Surgery "A Cellular Reappraisal of the Brain's Vasculature and Arteriovenous Malformations"

5/20 8am
Virtual Caregiver Retreat: Fostering Resilience through Connection & Self-Expression

Join us for a restorative morning for caregivers of brain tumor patients to learn practical information about the illness, participate in an interactive...

5/22 9:30am
Caregiver Webinar: Navigating Insurance & Disability

The diagnosis of a brain tumor can bring on a whirlwind of emotions for caregivers. On top of that, handling the practical aspects of insurance and...

5/26 5:30pm
Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds

Speaker: Dr. David Okonkwo Professor of Neurological Surgery and Director of the Neurotrauma Clinical Trials Center at the University of Pittsburgh

5/27 8am

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