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CIREN Program

The department is equipped with a full-scale crash laboratory facilities to help significantly reduce the number of deaths on the nation’s roadways and mitigate the severity of injuries sustained in motor vehicle crashes.

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Training Programs

The Department of Neurosurgery offers a 7 year Residency Program and accepts one to two new residents per year.

The Spine Surgery Fellowship Program is a one-year integrated clinical and research program for individuals who have completed residency and are contemplating careers in academic medicine.

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SpineCare Second Opinion Program

If you’ve been diagnosed with a spine condition, especially one for which surgery has been recommended, you owe it to yourself to visit the Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin SpineCare Second Opinion Program.

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News

Michael McCrea, PhD, Describes a Concussion and its Symptoms

Michael McCrea, PhD, Describes a Concussion and its Symptoms

Michael McCrea, PhD, professor of neurosurgery and director of brain injury research at Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin,… Read more ›

458 Medical College Doctors Recognized as Best Doctors in America

458 Medical College Doctors Recognized as Best Doctors in America

A total of 458 Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) faculty physicians, representing 63 specialties, are listed on the Best Doctors in… Read more ›

Welcome

The Department of Neurosurgery provides a full range of neurosurgical services for children and adults. These services include both surgical and non-surgical methods involving disorders in the skull, brain, spine, spinal cord, spinal nerves and peripheral nerves.

Our renowned surgical team treats traumatic injuries to the brain and spinal cord, removes tumors of the brain and spinal cord, repairs blood vessel abnormalities, manages injuries to the bone structure of the skull and spine, and repairs herniated spinal column discs.

The Medical College of Wisconsin is located on the western edge of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Care for neurosurgery patients is provided at Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.