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Patient Care

US News 2020-21 Nationally Ranked in Neurology and Neurosurgery

UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Department of Neurological Surgery is a recognized leader in comprehensive management of brain and spine conditions, disorders, and injuries. U.S. News & World Report ranks our neurosurgery care among the top in the nation and the highest in North Texas.

Our Neurological Surgery Program is led by world-renowned experts in cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery. At UT Southwestern, neurosurgeons collaborate with nonsurgical specialists in neurology, neuro-oncology, interventional radiology, pathology, neurocritical care, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. By combining the talents of our surgeons with nonsurgical specialists and researchers, we offer access to the latest innovative treatments in one of the most rapidly advancing fields of medicine.

Our programs in neurological surgery include:

Parkland  Memorial Hospital Neuro-Trauma Award

In the fall of 2018, The Decherd Foundation gave an endowment to establish an Annual Parkland  Memorial Hospital Neuro-Trauma Award to recognize an individual who provided exceptional care to the Neurotrauma patients at the Parkland Memorial Hospital Neurosurgery service. We invite everyone – patients, their family, caregivers, staff, and Parkland and UT Southwestern Health Systems staff – to nominate an individual who meets that criteria for this award.