UF brain cancer investigators lead bold initiative with top peers

The goal: achieving transformative improvement in long-term survival within the next decade for patients diagnosed with malignant brain tumors.

Patient Care

Neurosurgery

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

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NEUROSURGERY RESIDENCY

Resident Education

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

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RESEARCH

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

Recent News & Videos

St. Baldrick’s Foundation Grant Recipients

Two University of Florida neuroscientists have received grants from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is the largest…

St. Baldrick's Foundation

UF brain cancer researcher earns RO1 grant

Catherine Flores, Ph.D., has been awarded a Research Project Grant, or R01, from the National Institutes of Health to expand her research into a new…

Dr. Flores Grant

Dr. Catherine Flores earns ALSF grant

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for children with cancer, awarded Catherine Flores, PhD., an Innovation…

Dr Flores Grant

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.

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