Neurosurgery is a complex type of surgery used for treating brain, skull base, spine and nerve disorders. UC Health is home to Cincinnati’s most experienced neurosurgery team, advancing neurosurgical care since 1937.

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For more than 80 years, UC Health Neurosurgery has been a source of hope for patients and providers. Home to 13 subspecialty-trained neurosurgeons and some of the most skilled neurological nurses in Greater Cincinnati, our team works together to deliver leading-edge care for some of the most complex brain, spine and nerve disorders. Providing exceptional care is at our core, and we’re dedicated to collaborating with our community partners to ensure all patient and provider needs are met.



We Are Committed To Advancing Medical Options.

The best medical programs in the world are part of leading-edge research aimed at improving public health and developing new medical treatments. As the Region’s only adult academic medical center, we house vibrant research programs that include ongoing clinical trials, actively initiating studies to bring new therapies and diagnostic tests to patients in Greater Cincinnati and around the world.

We Actively Seek Medical Discoveries.

Nationally and internationally recognized for its research efforts, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Health has a long and distinguished history of medical discoveries. Our premier surgeon-scientists and postdoctoral researchers pursue innovative and exciting research, focused on applying their discoveries directly to the bedside to advance patient care.



Our Teams Build Strong Collaborative Partnerships With Referring Providers.

We are committed to providing optimal care to your patient and open communication with you. As a referring physician, we understand that you need to be kept informed on your patient’s progress. That’s why we set up a toolbox to share detailed information about your patient’s health with you.

To refer a patient, call 513-475-UCMD (8263)

Our Unique Approach

Where Others See Challenges, We Find Answers

Our neurosurgery team provides exceptional care for all types of brain, spine and nerve disorders—from the common to the most difficult to treat. Experts from multiple disciplines focus on each patient allowing us to bring all the clinical expertise needed for complex decision-making directly to the patient. We are the region’s subspecialty referral destination with clinic locations conveniently located in Clifton, Dayton, Florence and West Chester.

Awarded among the top 1% in the nation for patient experience.
10 active clinical trials in the areas of spine, stroke and neurotrauma.
24/7 neurosurgical and endovascular treatments for stroke and aneurysm.
A dedicated Neuro ICU, ready for any traumatic brain or spinal cord injury.


Extensive Experience and Subspecialty Training

Patient Stories

45 Years of Tremors Steadied through Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery

After decades of living with tremors in his hands, Don Ruberg finally found the relief he needed at the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute.


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