About the Duke Division of Neurosurgery



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The Duke Division of Neurosurgery maintains an active clinical service with 13 staff neurosurgeons and a floor in Duke University Hospital shared with the Division of Neurology.

This space includes a 16-bed intensive care area, an 18-bed step-down unit and the electroencephalography, sleep disorders, and evoked potential laboratories.

The division has three dedicated operating rooms, including one for pediatric cases, and up to six rooms available on any given day.

There is also a dedicated neuroendovascular suite for interventional cases and a radiosurgery facility with a LINAC unit. Plans to purchase a second unit are in the works.

Special clinical programs include the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke, the Multidisciplinary Center for Neurovascular Surgery, the Epilepsy Center, the Center for Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery including Movement Disorders, the Center for Treatment of Cranial Nerve Dysfunction Syndromes, the Center for Skull Base Surgery, and the Center for Reconstruction for Peripheral Nerve Injuries.

Multidisciplinary programs include the Center for Treatment of Pain, Pediatric Neurological Disorders Center, and the Spine Center.