The mission of the Department of Neurosurgery 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. The vision of the Department of Neurosurgery is that we are working to provide the best evidence-based neurosurgical care, research and education.

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 quality of life throughout the state, region, and the nation.