Welcome to the home of South Florida’s neurosurgery experts, here at the University of Miami Health System. Our experienced faculty and staff continuously deliver the highest standard of care for our patients.
Neurosurgery Procedures and Treatments
- Awake Craniotomies
- Tumors and Cancers of the Brain, Spine, Pituitary Gland, and Skull Base
- Chronic Back Pain and Spine Disorders
- Deep Brain Stimulation
- Degenerative Disc Disease
- Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
- Herniated Discs
- Minimally Invasive Endovascular and Surgical Repair
- Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
- Pediatric Neurosurgical Disorders
- Peripheral Nerve Surgery
- Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Treatment
- Spinal Stenosis
- Trigeminal Neuralgia
Why Choose UHealth?
Top-ranked neurosurgery team. Our neurosurgery program is nationally ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report. We are the leaders in the treatment and diagnosis of neurological conditions. Our knowledge, expertise and commitment to patient care have earned us our reputation as a world-class research and medical center. That means we provide state-of-the-art treatment as well as superior follow-up care.
Surgical expertise. We see more than 14,000 patients each year and perform more than 4,000 surgeries. Our experienced neurosurgeons are consistently pioneering new treatments. From minimally invasive spine surgeries to awake craniotomies, we offer unique surgeries you cannot find anywhere else in the region to treat your injuries and conditions.
Groundbreaking brain tumor treatment. Experts from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and UHealth make up one of the largest and most complete teams for brain tumor treatment in the United States. Through multi-disciplinary cooperation, our team employs state-of-the-art procedures like awake craniometies. Also, our research has spawned promising treatments like the heat shock protein vaccine.
State-of-the-art spine care. Our comprehensive and innovative spine program offers patients the latest surgical technologies, such as minimally invasive spine, robotics, and complex spinal reconstructions. The majority of our spinal cord and spine research is powered by the groundbreaking work of our world-renowned scientists and investigators with The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.
FDA-approved, State-of-the-Art Deep Brain Stimulator (DBS) system. UHealth has the first DBS program in the state of Florida to use steerable current leads and Bluetooth generators, allowing for easier patient-device interaction and more precise stimulation.
Concierge service. Patients do not have to figure it all out alone at UHealth. Patients are assigned a concierge coordinator who is there for you and your family while you are in our care. They connect you with other providers you may need, walk you through the surgery process, and can answer any questions you or your family may have.
Medical and technological advancements. We are on the cutting edge of neurosurgery with technology like robotics, 3D inter-operative imaging, and deep brain stimulation. As a patient at UHealth, you also have access to the innovative research and the latest in clinical trials. You can count on getting the very best in neurological surgery and care.