University of Pennsylvania Health System

3400 Spruce St., 5th Floor
Silverstein PAV
United States
Phone: 1-800-789-7366

Penn's Department of Neurosurgery is recognized internationally for excellence in patient care, resident education and scientific research. The entire spectrum of surgically treated disorders of the nervous system, ranging from brain tumors and aneurysms to spinal disorders and peripheral nerve problems, are managed by experienced neurosurgeons in a multi-disciplinary approach.

For the neurosurgeons of the future, the opportunity to learn from surgeons who are leaders in the field provides the solid foundation needed for a life long career. Research is focused on the important topics in neurosurgery and runs the gamut of basic bench research to population-based clinical research.

U.S.News & World Report ranked the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania the highest in the region for Neurosurgery. Overall, the clinical specialties at HUP have been consistently ranked among the nation's best.



Alzheimer's disease

Adult Development Disorders

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease)

Anxiety and Panic Disorders


Attention Deficit Disorder

Balance Center

Bipolar Disorder

Brain Injury and Repair Center

Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors

Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Chronic Pain

Cognitive Neurology

Cranial Base Surgery



Diabetic Neuropathy

Double Vision


Epilepsy Center

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)

Gamma Knife Center


Inpatient Psychiatry

Memory Center

Mental Retardation

Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Multiple Sclerosis Center

Muscle Spasticity

Neuro Intensive Care

Neurobehavioral Disturbances

Neuromuscular Disorders Program

Neuro-oncology Program




Neurosurgical Spine Center

Neurovascular Center

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


Parkinson's Disease & Movement Disorders Center

Pain Medicine Center

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Psychiatric Emergency Evaluation Center

Psychotherapy Research Center

rTMS for Depression in Pregnancy Study



Spine Center

Sleep Centers

Smell and Taste

Special Education


Substance Abuse

Thyroid Eye Disease

Transdisiplinary Tobacco Research Use Center


Trigeminal Neuralgia

Unit for Experimental Psychiatry, Division of Sleep & Chronobiology

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University of Pennsylvania Health System
Department of Neurosurgery
3400 Spruce St., 5th Floor
Silverstein PAV
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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