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
Scientists develop glove that eliminates Parkinson’s tremor
A group of researchers at Stanford Medicine has developed a pair of gloves that are leading to life-changing results for patients dealing with Parkinson’s Disease. Dr. Peter Tass is featured in this story.
Stanford research recognized at the 2022 Annual BCI Award
Stanford researchers developed an intracortical brain computing interface (BCI) that can decode attempted speaking movements in a person with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and translate it into text in real-time.
From Birthday Party to Brain Surgery, All in 24 Hours
One minute Logan Schwaderer, age 11, was going to his little sister’s birthday party, and the next he was headed to Stanford Medicine Children’s Health for brain surgery.
An All-Female Team at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Shaping the Future of Neurosurgery
When Kelly Mahaney, MD, began training to be a neurosurgeon, she was the only woman in her department. Now, she's part of an all-female team.