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Neurological Surgery



  • Electrode Stimulation

    Individualized care, unparallelled research and tomorrow’s best in neurosurgery professionals. Learn More >

  • Cerebrovascular Aneurysm

    Our Cerebrovascular program features NE Ohio's first Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Read More >

  • SNAP Neuro-oncology

    ‌The CWRU Department of Neurological Surgery is among the leaders in the number of brain tumor treatments it offers. Explore Program >

  • SNAP Probe

    Our Surgical Rehearsal Platform provides residents an interactive run-through of brain surgeries prior to complex procedures. See How >

How to Apply

How to Apply

Learn the requirements to apply to the Department of Neurological Surgery at CWRU.
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Explore Programs

Explore Programs

Discover the variety of neuroscience surgical options offered to residents in our program.
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Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Our faculty includes some of today’s top leaders in neurological specialists.
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Brain Surgery Live

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.


Conference Schedule

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Faculty Spotlight

Every doctor told Kari Crawford that they couldn’t remove her brain tumor. That it was too difficult. That it just wasn’t possible. Every doctor, except Dr. Andrew Sloan.