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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
Brain implants, software guide speech-disabled person’s intended words to computer screen
Our brains remember how to formulate words even if the muscles responsible for saying them out loud are incapacitated. A brain-computer hookup is making the dream of restoring speech a reality.
Seeking better treatments for preterm babies in the “second brain”
Researchers with Stanford’s Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute aim to improve gut motility and health outcomes for preterm babies through foundational research on the nervous system of the gut, called the enteric nervous system (ENS).
Brain cancer specialists hope Biden's Moonshot speeds therapies
Stanford Medicine brain cancer researchers joined other thought leaders in Washington, D.C. to discuss what the Biden Administration-led Cancer Moonshot initiative could mean.
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.
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.