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Brigham and Women's Hospital is open and seeing patients. All scheduled appointments and procedures will happen as planned on Monday, July 22.

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Neurosurgery Patient Education

Person in scrubs demonstrating on a model of a spine

Browse answers to neurosurgical patients' frequently asked questions or view procedure-specific resources below.

Learn About Your Brain

This brochure is a basic introduction to the human brain. It may help you understand how the healthy brain works, how to keep it healthy, and what happens when the brain is diseased or dysfunctional.

For Brain Tumor Patients

For Pituitary Surgery Patients

For Spine Patients

To make an appointment, please call 617-732-6600 or submit a request through our secure online form.

Click here for more information on your specific condition or procedure.

Our Team

Kate Hill, RN

Kate Hill, RN

Transitional Care Nurse,
Spine Service

Rachel O'Connor, RN

Transitional Care Nurse,
Cranial Service

Learn more about Brigham and Women's Hospital


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