What services are provided by Neurosurgery?

The Neurosurgery Department at Northwestern Memorial Hospital is a nationally recognized destination for those requiring highly specialized neurosurgical care. Our neurological professionals are committed to providing outstanding, comprehensive care for the neurological patient. In 2018, U.S. News & World Report named Northwestern Medicine the 8th best Neurology and Neurosurgery programs in the United States—a reflection of the leading-edge neurological services we offer and the results we obtain for our patients, their families and the region we serve.

The neurological professionals at Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital are committed to providing outstanding, comprehensive care for the neurological patient, using advanced technologies and innovative techniques. The multidisciplinary team includes neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuropsychologists, radiation oncologists, nurses, social workers, rehabilitative specialists and palliative care providers who work together to provide individualized care to optimize your treatment and experience, and to help you get back to your everyday life.

Neurosurgery is comprised of six clinical areas of care:

Neurological clinical research

Researchers at the Northwestern Department of Neurosurgery conduct clinical research trials on all aspects of neurological disease and disorders. Learn more about the trials and participation opportunities via the search results for Northwestern Neurosurgery on clinicaltrials.gov. Learn more about our Neuro-Oncology work via the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center Clinical Trials page.

Meet the Teams

The Northwestern Medicine Neurosurgery Teams are committed to providing outstanding, comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for patients with neurological conditions, using advanced technologies and innovative approaches to care.



Neurosurgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital is nationally recognized for providing highly specialized and comprehensive neurological care. What sets us apart is that we continue to evolve and develop clinical programs in the following areas:

  • Cerebrovascular/Neurointerventional Surgery
  • Neuromodulation and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Oncology
  • Spine Surgery

To schedule an appointment with Neurosurgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, please call 312.695.8143. New patients can request an appointment online.

The board-certified neurologists at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders, including diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. They diagnose and treat patients with a full range of neurological disorders, including muscular dystrophy.

Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Movement Disorders and Neurodegenerative Diseases Center
Your movement matters—at home, at work, even while doing the common tasks that everyone can take for granted. If you have a movement disorder, you deserve a level of care that can get you back to doing the things you love, with confidence and peace of mind.

The Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Movement Disorders and Neurodegenerative Diseases Center uses an interdisciplinary team approach to provide individualized care that optimizes your treatment, outcomes and experience. Your care is provided by a focused and experienced team that includes specially trained neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists, nurses, counselors and rehabilitative specialists who offer advanced treatment options and access to support and resources.

The Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Program at the Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital campus is among the busiest DBS programs in the country. If DBS is determined to be appropriate for a patient, a dedicated team of experienced neurologists, neurosurgeons, neurophysiologists, neuropsychologists and specialized nurses combine efforts in order to achieve an optimal outcome for each patient.

For more information, please contact us at 630.933.4056.

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