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

Predicting the Future of Cancer Immunotherapy

Liposomes loaded with tumor RNA strongly activate immune cells and direct them to eliminate cancer. Solid cores of iron oxide nanoparticles within…

ACS Nano

Trigeminal Neuralgia Blog: Treatment Options

What Can Help? Treatment options include different medications and procedures. The first step is using medications to treat trigeminal neuralgia…

Dr. Friedman and patient

SNO 2019 Conference

The Preston A. Wells Center for Brain Tumor Therapy team presented research findings and collaborated with brain tumor researchers from around the…

UFBTIP Group Photo



Resident Education

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

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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