Neurosurgery is the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of problems involving the nervous system, including the brain, spine, peripheral nerves, and arteries of the neck.
The Department of Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) delivers state-of-the-art care for patients around the world. With a commitment to compassionate, patient-focused care, our team specializes in a wide range of neurological disorders and provides treatment for the entire spectrum of neurological diseases. Our neurosurgeons are internationally recognized for their expertise, and serve on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. Our research efforts in neurosurgery and tumor biology are dedicated to achieving significant scientific discovery to improve treatments for patients. And our teaching programs provide advanced training for residents in the Harvard neurosurgery program.
If you are a new patient and would like to make an appointment with a Physician in the BWH Department of Neurosurgery, please call the new patient coordinator at 1-800-294-9999. This line is staffed from 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday.
Patients may also consult with a neurologist in our Neurology Department about a wide range of conditions including Alzheimer's disease symptoms and Alzheimer's disease diagnosis, migraine treatment, sleep disorders, or about taking an EMG test to detect neuromuscular abnormalities.
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