How to Apply
Learn the requirements to apply to the Department of Neurological Surgery at CWRU.
Apply Today >
Discover the variety of neuroscience surgical options offered to residents in our program.
Find out more >
Meet Our Team
Our faculty includes some of today’s top leaders in neurological specialists.
See Biosketches >
National Geographic Channel captured the drama of an awake deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery of a patient with Parkinson’s disease. In the high-tech operating room at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, robotic and manned handheld cameras, allowed viewers to see exactly what the Neurosurgery team was seeing.
Jan 24Dr. Tiffany Hodges was presented with the 2017 Minority Faculty DevelopmentDr. Tiffany Hodges was presented with the 2017 Minority Faculty Development Award by University Hospitals’ Center for Clinical Excellence
Nov 30Dr. Krystal Tomei elected to AMA Council and awarded American Medical Association Foundation Excellence in Medicine AwardDr. Krystal Tomei elected to AMA Council and awarded American Medical Association Foundation Excellence in Medicine Award
Jun 20NCI Issues Grant for Guided Surgical Resection of Glioblastomathe SBK2 imaging agent will yield a new clinical imaging capability for surgeon end users to reduce tumor burden and prolong patient survival
Jun 18Barry J. Hoffer awarded Honorary Doctors of the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of HelsinkiDr. Hoffer was honored for his study of the brain’s dopamine system in the neurobiology of amphetamines and other substances that cause addiction
Bill Kochevar, of Cleveland, who was paralyzed below his shoulders in a bicycling accident, is believed to be the first person with quadriplegia in the world to have arm and hand movements restored with the help of two temporarily implanted technologies. The research that helped Kochevar was led by Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Functional Electrical Stimulation Center at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.