What services are provided by Neurosurgery?

The Northwestern Medicine neurosurgery teams are committed to providing outstanding, comprehensive care for patients with neurological conditions. Multidisciplinary teams of neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuropsychologists, radiation oncologists, nurses, social workers, rehabilitation specialists, and palliative care providers work with patients and caregivers to provide individualized care to optimize treatment and patient experience.

Northwestern Medicine 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 Learn more about our Neuro-Oncology work via the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center Clinical Trials page.

Meet the Northwestern Medicine Neurosurgery Teams

Neurosurgery Care Areas



Why Choose Northwestern Medicine

  • Northwestern Medicine is anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital, which has had the highest-ranked Neurology and Neurosurgery program in Illinois for 12 straight years by U.S. News & World Report, 2018–2019.
  • Many of our physicians are leading experts in neurology and neurosurgery.
  • When options are limited, our experienced team is often able to offer innovative therapies and novel treatments through a wide variety of clinical trials.

Research and Clinical Trials

Physician-scientists at Northwestern Medicine conduct clinical research trials on all aspects of neurological diseases and disorders.

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.

The neurosurgical professionals at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital are committed to providing outstanding, comprehensive care, using advanced technologies and innovative techniques.

Our neurosurgical specialists are experts at complex surgical interventions as well as minimally invasive procedures. Your care team includes neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, neurologists, neuropsychologists, radiation oncologists, nurses, social workers, rehabilitative specialists and palliative care providers who work together to individualize and optimize your treatment and experience, and to help you get back to your everyday life.

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