Welcome to Stanford Neurosurgery
Stanford Department of Neurosurgery is home to 60 leading neurosurgeons and research faculty. Our neurosurgeons perform over 4,000 neurosurgical operations covering the full spectrum of neurological conditions every year. We diagnose, treat, and cure neurological conditions with the precision necessary to restore patients to their lives.
As one of the top-ranked neurosurgery programs in the nation, Stanford Neurosurgery provides comprehensive and compassionate care for our patients. We are at the forefront of scientific research, offering potential therapies not offered anywhere else in the world. Our program is committed to educating, training, and mentoring the next generation of neurosurgery leaders.
The Latest News
Maher joins Stanford Medicine as Pediatric Neurosurgery Division Chief
Cormac O. Maher, MD, begins his appointment as Stanford Department of Neurosurgery as pediatric neurosurgery division chief starting March 1, 2023.
Tom Stienstra survived every risk the outdoors threw at him. Then came one he didn’t see coming
Tom Stienstra, outdoorsman and emeritus outdoors writer for The Chronicle, had prior brushes with death, but cancer made him reckon with mortality once more. Dr. Steven Chang is mentioned in this article.
Good Doctor's Will Yun Lee previews a deeply personal episode revisiting his son's harrowing medical journey
In 2016, Good Doctor star Will Yun Lee was thousands of miles from home when his son Cash suffered a stroke. Dr. Gary Steinberg is mentioned in this article.
Honoring Black History Month
Historically, Black/African Americans have been vastly underrepresented in surgical fields. At Stanford Neurosurgery, we are proud of how we've come but understand that more work and growth must be done to overcome systemic inequities.
Leading the future of neuroscience
What lies ahead for the future of Neuroscience and why is Stanford Medicine built to lead transformation in relevant fields of study? Hear from Frank Longo, MD, PhD, Chair of Neurology and Michael Lim, MD, Chair of Neurosurgery at Stanford Medicine.
Stanford University and The Invus Group collaborate to develop glioblastoma drugs
The collaboration will enable the development of medications to treat a type of brain cancer.