Duke neurosurgeons and brain cancer specialists offer the latest advances in medicine and neurosurgery. Our special programs focus on treating brain tumors, as well as tumors in the head and neck, epilepsy, movement disorders, cranial nerve dysfunction syndromes, peripheral nerve injuries, pain, and more. Our years of experience and personalized approach help us to address your medical needs and maximize your quality of life.
Conditions We Treat
- Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs) in the Brain or Spine
- Brain Aneurysm
- Cerebrovascular Diseases
- Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
- Epilepsy Surgery
- Glioblastoma and Other Primary Brain Cancers
- Head and Neck Cancers
- Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT)
With offices throughout Raleigh and Durham, our surgeons can provide the full range of neurosurgical care in a convenient location near you.
Why Choose Duke
Latest Surgical Advances and Innovations
Duke neurosurgeons are expertly equipped to perform deep brain stimulation, awake brain neurosurgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, computer-assisted brain surgery, and minimally invasive brain and spine surgery, which leaves few and sometimes no scars.
Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center
Our brain cancer specialists are recognized leaders in brain cancer research and treatment. We co-developed a vaccine that extends the lives of people with glioblastoma, an aggressive type of brain tumor. Research continues to make the vaccine stronger and the immune response more powerful.
Personalized Spine Care Plans
We know from experience that personalized treatment yields the best results for spine care. We take into account your lifestyle and health needs and recommend a comprehensive plan for your spine care that may include the latest in medications and injections, physical therapy, and pain management. If you require surgery, we offer one of the most experienced surgical teams in the state.
Leading Resource for Aneurysms and Stroke
Our specialists and neurosurgeons treat conditions that affect the major arteries and blood flow in the brain. We pair the latest imaging tools with minimally invasive techniques to ensure prompt diagnosis and treatment. We are the leading resource for brain health emergencies, including aneurysms and stroke. People are referred to us from across the southeastern U.S. to confirm a diagnosis or prepare a treatment plan.
Multiple Skull Base Tumor Options
We offer multiple treatment options and care for all types of skull base tumors, including acoustic neuroma, pituitary tumors, meningiomas, facial nerve tumors, glomus tumors, neurovascular compression disorders, chordomas and chondrosarcomas, epidermoid cysts, and neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2).
We Work as a Team with Other Specialists
In addition to our doctors -- specially trained neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, and neuropsychologists -- our neurological care team includes a range of providers who help manage your symptoms, recovery, and rehabilitation. They include physical, occupational, and speech therapists; social workers; nutritionists; and genetic counselors.
We are experts in deep brain stimulation, a procedure that can relieve symptoms by targeting an electric current on specific areas of your brain. It’s a highly effective treatment option for Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, epilepsy, and essential tremor.
Where you receive your care matters. Duke University Hospital is proud of our team and the exceptional care they provide. They are why our neurology and neurosurgery program is nationally ranked, and the highest ranked program in North Carolina by U.S. News & World Report for 2021–2022.