Leading-edge technology. World-class surgeons and researchers. Exceptional learning and professional opportunities.
The Ohio State University’s Department of Neurosurgery combines innovative technology, world-renowned physicians and scientists, and a collaborative, patient-centered approach to studying and providing surgical solutions for complex neurological disorders. As part of Ohio State’s Neurological Institute, our neurosurgery residency, fellowship and education programs provide countless opportunities for focused learning and skill development.
Our teams pioneer therapies on every neurological front, including stroke, neuromodulation, endoscopic skull base approaches, spinal cord and brain implants, and other complex operations. Ohio State ranks among the nation’s top 10 public research universities. Areas of neurosurgical study include stroke, brain tumors, skull base approaches, functional neurosurgery and spinal dynamics.
Welcome from the chair
Welcome to the Ohio State University Department of Neurological Surgery. Our department is focused on providing world-class clinical care, training the next generation of surgeon-scientists, and developing transformative therapies for neurologic disease. To accomplish these goals, we have recruited top surgeons and researchers, initiated groundbreaking first-in-person treatments across the neurologic disease spectrum, and created innovative, collaborative, and effective training programs for our medical students, residents and fellows.
Russell Lonser, MD
Chair, Department of Neurosurgery