UF brain cancer investigators lead bold initiative with top peers to advance new treatments

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

About Neurosurgery

Patient Care

For Patients

Care teams include faculty, resident physicians, and ARNPs focusing on prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.

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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

Recent News & Videos

The History of the University of Florida…

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Pediatric Chiari: Sophia’s Story

Pediatric neurosurgeon provides incredible care in child’s hometown One day in early January, Nicole Whitaker noticed her daughter Sophia’s…

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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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