The neurosurgeons of the WVU Department of Neurosurgery provide state-of-the-art care to adults and children with disorders of the brain, carotid and vertebral arteries, pituitary gland, spine and spinal cord, cranial and spinal nerves, and autonomic nervous system. Our faculty are nationally and internationlly recognized experts in the field of neurological surgery who are highly trained and very skilled neurosurgeons at the forefront of the development and practice of new techniques in neurosurgery.
West Virginia University Neurosurgery faculty members staff two regional hospitals in addition to West Virginia University Hospital (WVUH) which serves as the academic hub. WVUH is a 531-bed teaching hospital, a nationally-recognized Level One Trauma Center and is well-equipped with spacious operating rooms and a Gamma Knife.
The faculty, residents, and administrative staff of the WVU Department of Neurosurgery make the training of the future generation of neurosurgeons our top priority. As the largest provider of neurosurgical care in the region, our residents are exposed to all aspects of neurosurgical disease. Our program is based upon the concept of both a broad and rigorous exposure to all the subspecialties of neurosurgery. This translates to the residents being exposed to a broad range of options and expertise in the management of neurosurgical disease.
We are committed to adding value to every facet of your training. You shall be taught and individually mentored, evaluated and promoted, and also asked to evaluate us and help the program integrate numerous innovations. Most of all, you will grow into a competent and credible academically-oriented neurosurgeon, positioned to learn throughout your career.