Mission Statement


UAB Department of Neurosurgery's Mission


The mission of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Alabama (UAB) is to provide outstanding care to patients with neurosurgical diseases while educating and training compassionate, proficient and expert neurosurgeons and neuroscientists through teaching, research, scholarship and service. Our faculty and trainees will strive to make valuable and innovative contributions to the field of neuroscience through diverse, rigorous clinical practice and laboratory research efforts. We will work to engage our colleagues and our communities to forge partnerships to improve health and the quality of life throughout the state, region and the nation.