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Our Specialties

Specializing to provide better neurosurgery care.

The Department of Neurosurgery at URMC has eleven Programs of Excellence. These programs provide the area’s most advanced neurosurgery care in highly specialized areas.

spineIntegrated Spine Care & Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Specializes in the comprehensive management of spine disorders utilizing surgical, interventional, and medical treatment options including pain management and physical therapy.

spinalComprehensive Brain and Spinal Tumor

Specializes in comprehensive treatment of brain and spinal tumors in both adults and children, including deep-seated and previously inoperable tumors.

brainStroke, Cerebrovascular, and Endovascular

Works in collaboration with the UR Medicine Stroke Center to provide the most advanced and least invasive vascular treatments in the area.

painNeuromedicine Pain Management

Works in concert with the University of Rochester Pain Management Center to provide state-of-the-art options for pain control.

facialComprehensive Facial Pain/Trigeminal Neuralgia/
Hemifacial Spasm

Offers a team of neurologists and neurosurgeons with the ability to help you with all types of facial pain and hemifacial spasm.

icuNeuromedicine ICU

A state of the art intensive care unit designed to treat patients with serious and life-threatening diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system.

pituitaryThe Pituitary Program

Offers the area’s most advanced and comprehensive care to patients with pituitary and hypothalamic disorders.

nervePeripheral Nerve Neurosurgery

Provides sub-specialized treatment of nerve and plexus trauma as well as central nervous system injuries.

functionalFunctional Neurosurgery

Offers advanced treatments like deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease, dystonia, tremor and other movement disorders.

pedsPediatric Neurosurgery

Treats children with a wide variety of brain and spinal cord problems, while giving special attention to their families, as well.

epilepsyEpilepsy Treatment

Offers the latest neurosurgical approaches to seizure control, often providing dramatic relief.

traumaticTraumatic Brain Injury Treatment

Integrates a multi-disciplinary effort in TBI treatment and research to provide state-of-art care of patient with injuries to brain and spinal cord.