Patient Care


Patient Care

The physicians of the clinical faculty of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida provide outstanding care for patients with neurological illness via a team approach.

Dr. Roper and patient

Pediatric Neurosurgery

From the most complex brain and spinal disorders requiring the most challenging interventions to more common conditions and procedures, our expert team of pediatric neurosurgeons and neurosurgery nurse practitioners offers the complete spectrum of multidisciplinary care.

Dr. Governale with patient

Recent News & Videos

Catherine Flores named a University Term Professor

Catherine Flores, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and Principal Investigator of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell Engineering…


Rylan’s Recovery

“I wish I could describe (to everyone involved in my care) how thankful I am,” Rylan said. “They are all awesome and amazing.”

Rylan and Dr. Blatt

Researcher’s design concept featured on cover…

A design idea by University of Florida M.D./Ph.D. biomedical engineering student Adam Grippin, Ph.D., is showcased on the cover of ACS Nano.

ACS Nano



Resident Education

We are an ACGME-accredited neurosurgery residency program with 3 residents per year.

OR photo NSGY


Research & Clinical Trials

Faculty of the Department of Neurosurgery collaborate with basic scientists to seek new cures for neurologic illness through research.

Dr. Mitchell & Team

Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Family Support Fund

This is a grassroots effort by our team to help these families in need as they battle a child’s life-threatening illness. All donations will go directly to support the patients receiving brain tumor treatment and their families.

UF Health Children's Hospital with Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Family Support Fund logo