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Department of Neurosurgery

Through world-class, patient-focused care; innovative clinical and laboratory research; and specialized academic training, the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Utah provides complete neurosurgical expertise to patients with cranial and spinal diseases and disorders. Our physicians offer an array of services including cerebrovascular, spinal, functional, traumatic, tumor, and pediatric neurosurgery at four hospitals and their affiliated clinics in the Salt Lake vicinity.

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Paper Chosen as WNS Editor's Choice for the June issue of World Neurosurgery
Jun 01, 2019

Paper Chosen as WNS Editor's Choice for the June issue of World Neurosurgery

A paper that used the University’s Value Driven Outcomes database to evaluate factors that cause cost variation in neurosurgical procedures was chosen as one of the Editor’s Choices articles for the June 2019 issue of World Neurosurgery. Residents Michael Karsy and Jian Guan worked with medical students under the supervision of Dr. William Couldwell on this research.... Read More

Mark Mahan, MD and John Rolston, MD, PhD Receive Neuroscience Initiative Funding for 2018 Collaborative Pilot Projects
Jul 25, 2018

Mark Mahan, MD and John Rolston, MD, PhD Receive Neuroscience Initiative Funding for 2018 Collaborative Pilot Projects

This year, the Neuroscience Initiative at the University of Utah funded five one-year pilot collaborative seed grant projects for up to $50,000 in research areas that align with the Neuroscience Initiative mission of deepening our understanding of the brain and transforming this knowledge into innovative solutions for patient care. The Neuroscience Initiative links basic, translational, and clinical research in five disease pillar areas:... Read More

Bornali Kundu Receives NREF Research Award
Apr 09, 2018

Bornali Kundu Receives NREF Research Award

Each year, the Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation provide Research Fellowships and Young Clinician Investigator Awards to fund basic, translational, and patient-oriented clinical researchers. This year, fourth-year resident Bornali Kundu, MD, PhD, was awarded the NREF and AANS/CNS Section on Neurotrauma & Critical Care 2018-19 Research Fellowship Grant... Read More

Aug 08, 2017

U.S. News and World Report Names University Of Utah Hospital Top In Utah; List Also Includes High National Rankings For Huntsman Cancer Institute & ENT Specialty

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U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017-2018 Best Hospital Rankings. For the fourth consecutive year, University of Utah Hospital was ranked No. 1 in Utah and in the Salt Lake City metro area. University of Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) was also ranked number 38 in the country for cancer care, while the university’s Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) specialty was ranked 18th nationwide.... Read More

Neurosurgery,Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences,Internal Medicine,Neurology
Jul 05, 2017

Advancing Patient Bedside Monitoring

intensive care

In the Intensive Care Unit doctors and nurses must make decisions that involve integration of massive amounts of data that is constantly changing. To cope with all this data they rely on monitors that beep and buzz alerting medical staff when a patient needs attention. At University of Utah Hospital, bedside monitoring is being taken to a whole new level thanks to groundbreaking new software.... Read More

William Couldwell, MD, PhDWilliam T. Couldwell, MD, PhD, FACS

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

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Department of Neurosurgery

Clinical Neurosciences Center

175 N. Medical Drive East

Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Phone: 801-581-6908

Fax: 801-581-4385

Department of Neurosurgery Pediatrics Division

Primary Children's Hospital

100 N. Mario Capecchi Dr., Ste. 3850
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Phone: 801-662-5340

Fax: 801-662-5370

After Hours: 801-662-1000