Department Facts & Stats

Surgical Experience

  • Over 3,500 procedures at Froedtert Hospital
  • Over 100/yr Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgical cases
  • Over 700 procedures at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Over 200 procedures at Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center

Resident & Fellow Placement

The Department of Neurosurgery has placed a significant number of residents and fellows in academic positions.

  • 46% of residents have taken academic positions
  • 60% of fellows have taken academic positions


  • Our neurosurgeons staff the only two Level One Trauma Centers in southeastern Wisconsin
  • NAEC Level 4 pediatric epilepsy surgery program
  • Stereotactic laser ablation (Visualase)
  • Combined Interventional and open operative suite
  • Intraoperative O-arm (2)
  • Intraoperative MRI (2017)
  • 6 neurosurgical operative microscopes and 7 stealth stations
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • 40 new pediatric brain tumors/year
  • Stereoencephalography
  • Magnetoencephalography
  • Fetal myelomeningocele closure
  • International leaders in spine surgery and spine biomechanics, brain injury, and neurotrauma