Welcome to Stanford Neurosurgery
Comprised of 58 leading neurosurgeons and research faculty, Stanford Neurosurgery performs over 4000 neurosurgical operations covering the full spectrum of neurological conditions every year. We are consistently ranked among the best centers in the nation for neurosurgery. Our excellent facilities and technological advances provide the highest level of care in treating neurological diseases for adult and pediatric patients. In addition, our hospitals offer the only Level 1 Trauma Center between San Francisco and San Jose, and our Stroke Center was the first in the nation to be certified as a comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. These certifications recognize our hospitals as having state-of-the-art equipment, infrastructure, staffing and training to diagnose and treat patients with the most severe and complex cases. Together, we drive forward the most innovative technologies in neurosurgery – from cutting-edge neuroscience research and clinical trials to the widespread clinical implementation of our discoveries.
The Latest News
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.
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford ranked #7 for neurology and neurosurgery in the nation
For the third consecutive year, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford was also ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top 10 children’s hospital in the nation.