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. Integrated 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. Comprehensive 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. Stroke, 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. Neuromedicine Pain Management Works in concert with the University of Rochester Pain Management Center to provide state-of-the-art options for pain control. Comprehensive 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. Neuromedicine 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. The Pituitary Program Offers the area’s most advanced and comprehensive care to patients with pituitary and hypothalamic disorders. Peripheral Nerve Neurosurgery Provides sub-specialized treatment of nerve and plexus trauma as well as central nervous system injuries. Functional Neurosurgery Offers advanced treatments like deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease, dystonia, tremor and other movement disorders. Pediatric Neurosurgery Treats children with a wide variety of brain and spinal cord problems, while giving special attention to their families, as well. Epilepsy Treatment Offers the latest neurosurgical approaches to seizure control, often providing dramatic relief. Traumatic 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.