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Clinical Specialties Overview

As the largest neurosurgical group in the Kansas City area, our skilled physicians have successfully treated thousands of patients, developed innovative technological advances and pioneered leading-edge research.

Residents who train in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center will learn from our faculty of exceptional neurosurgeons with expertise in a wide range of clinical specialties, including the following:

Acoustic neuroma
Brain tumor
Chiari and Syringomyelia
Movement disorders
Skull base
Spinal disorders
Stereotactic radiosurgery
Trigeminal neuralgia

To become more familiar with our physicians and their areas of expertise and research, please visit our faculty page.

In an effort to ensure the highest quality patient care and provide an excellent educational experience for residents, we often take an interdisciplinary approach, which means working with other specialties, such as oncology and radiology, to generate the best outcomes.

The University of Kansas Health System and University of Kansas Medical Center partner to give the best care to patients and the best education to students. Together, our Comprehensive Epilepsy Center is the only Level 4 center in the state of Kansas accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. We are certified as an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center, which is the highest designation awarded by The Joint Commission, and the movement disorders program includes the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Center, one of 31 in the nation recognized by the Parkinson's Foundation.

Last modified: Aug 06, 2019
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Clinical Specialties