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Department of Neurosurgery

UNC Neurosurgery provides advanced adult neurosurgery services in Chapel Hill and at a growing number of regional neurosurgery clinic locations that include Hillsborough, Pinehurst and South Boston, Virginia. We offer pediatric neurosurgery clinics in Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Sanford and Wilmington.

Neurosurgery Clinic Locations

UNC Health Department of Neurosurgery Faculty
Neurosurgery Residency Program





Neurosurgery Department News

  • New Multidisciplinary Neuro-Oncology Clinic Opens at UNC Health

    UNC Health’s multidisciplinary neuro-oncology clinic offers streamlined, high quality care for patients with brain tumors and spine tumors by bringing all of the tumor specialists together in one convenient clinic location. UNC Neurosurgery faculty members will collaborate with other specialists from UNC Health to provide comprehensive care for all patients treated at the neuro oncology … Continued

  • Patient Diagnosed with Cushing’s Disease Travels to UNC Health for Surgery

    Janet felt sick for three years before finally receiving a proper diagnosis.  As a yoga instructor, Janet (name has been changed for privacy) had always maintained a healthy lifestyle. So when she  started to gain weight and noticed a drastic decrease in her energy levels, she knew something wasn’t right. Janet began to rapidly gain … Continued

  • Pituitary Tumor Surgery Saves High School Football Coach

    Georgia high school football coach, Coach Anthony Lotti, struggled with fatigue and other symptoms that made it difficult to coach his team. After being diagnosed with a pituitary tumor, he traveled to UNC Health to have it removed by world-renowned pituitary tumor neurosurgeon, Dr. Nelson Oyesiku.

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