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The Department of Neurosurgery is part of the Neuropsychiatric Institute, a world leader in Neurosurgery established in the 1940’s. Our doctors have treated more than
4,000 brain aneurysms. The UIC Department of Neurosurgery ranks first in the state for treating the most aneurysm cases.

Neurosurgeons in our department have led the way in groundbreaking research in the areas of ischemic stroke, aneuryms, brain tumors, degenerative spinal disease and pain management. Currently, the Department of Neurosurgery is leading a nationwide study to evaluate blood flow and stroke risk.

The Department of Neurosurgery has internationally recognized experts in every subspecialty in the field. Several physicians among the UIC Neurosurgery staff have been named as The Best Doctors in America and America’s Top Doctors. The combined expertise of neurosurgeons at UIC allows us to treat an extraordinary variety of conditions that is patient-focused.

To initiate a neurosurgery transfer,
please call (800) 597-5970

What is a brain aneurysm?
6 minute informational video about aneurysms.


Dr. F. Charbel Named Inaugural Recipient of the Dr. Richard L. and Gertrude W. Fruin Professorship


Brainstormer Runners

Neurosurgery Medical Staff Runs the Ragnar Relay

12 runners from the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System Neurosurgery ICU Medical Staff will be participating in the Ragnar Relay for Recovery on June 6 and 7.  read more 


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