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Cincinnati’s Most Experienced Experts Caring for Common and Complex Brain, Skull Base and Spine Conditions

UC Health Neurosurgery provides patients with highly skilled, comprehensive care for central nervous system conditions. We are home to 12 subspecialty-trained neurosurgeons, the region’s only neuroscience intensive care unit and the most skilled neurological nurses in Cincinnati. We all work together to deliver world-class care — offering hope for even the most complex conditions.



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 Treatment

Our neurosurgeons treat complex cerebrovascular diseases, spine conditions and peripheral nerve disorders. We are the region’s subspecialty referral destination, changing neurosurgery since 1937.

Leading the field in spine care from minimally invasive options to complex deformity
Specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of cranial and peripheral nerve disorders
Around the clock neurosurgical and endovascular treatments for stroke and aneurysm
The region’s only adult Level I trauma center, ready for any neurologic or spine injury


Extensive Experience and Subspecialty Training


Chantelle’s Story

For Chantelle Howell, sparing her hair was not a top concern as she prepared for brain tumor surgery, but knowing she wouldn’t have a noticeable shaved spot on her head gave her one less thing to worry about.


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By advancing medicine, our life-changing research and treatments help countless patients here and around the world. Please donate today.

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At UC Health, we lead the region in scientific discoveries and embrace a spirit of purpose – offering our patients and their families something beyond everyday healthcare. At UC Health, we offer hope.