Leading-edge technology. World-class surgeons and researchers. Exceptional learning and professional opportunities.
The Ohio State University’s Department of Neurosurgery combines innovative technology, world-renowned physicians and scientists, and a collaborative, patient-centered approach to studying and providing surgical solutions for complex neurological disorders. As part of Ohio State’s Neurological Institute, our neurosurgery residency, fellowship and education programs provide countless opportunities for focused learning and skill development.
Our teams pioneer therapies on every neurological front, including stroke, neuromodulation, endoscopic skull base approaches, spinal cord and brain implants, and other complex operations. Ohio State ranks among the nation’s top 10 public research universities. Areas of neurosurgical study include stroke, brain tumors, skull base approaches, functional neurosurgery and spinal dynamics.
The departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery have been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top programs in America. This year, we are ranked #34 in the nation and the #1 neurology and neurosurgery program in the Columbus area.
Welcome from the chair
Russell Lonser, MD
Chair, Department of Neurosurgery