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

New guidance on infant head shape abnormalities…

Dr. Lance Governale among authors of clinical report on craniosynostosis.

Infant Head shape abnormalities

Neurosurgery team treats 5,000th patient with…

Today, 32 years, eight patents and over 175 peer-reviewed publications later, the current faculty team of neurosurgeons Friedman and Kelly Foote…

Dr. Bova and Dr. Friedman planning SRS

Novocure Announces Recipients of 2nd Annual…

Congratulations to the recipients of the AACR-Novocure Grants for Tumor Treating Fields Research

Dr. Tran



Resident Education

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

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Research and 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