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The UConn Health Division of Neurosurgery is proud to provide world class neurosurgical treatments for the full spectrum of neurological conditions. By providing unparalleled excellence in compassionate clinical care tailored for individual patients, we aim to be the premier neurosurgical center.

We are committed to UConn Health’s three pillars: patient care, education, research. Through providing excellent clinical care, we will educate the next generation of neurosurgery practitioners and advance the field of neurosurgery.

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Guide to Surgery

It is important to adhere to certain guidelines when you undergo any surgical procedure. Please review our guide to surgery to learn what to do before and after surgery to assist your medical team in providing a safe and comfortable experience.

Guide to Surgery


Guide to Surgery

It is important to adhere to certain guidelines when you undergo any surgical procedure. Please review our guide to surgery to learn what to do before and after surgery to assist your medical team in providing a safe and comfortable experience.

Guide to Surgery

#1 in the State for Major Neurosurgery: Medical Excellence and #1 in the State for Major Neurosurgery: Patient Safety

2022 Medical Excellence Award for Major Neurosurgery, Number 1 Hospital in the State logo
2022 Patient Safety Award for Major Neurosurgery, Number 1 Hospital in the State for Major Neurosurgery logo

For the first time, UConn John Dempsey Hospital has been awarded CareChex Awards as a national leader in patient safety and in Connecticut for both neurosurgery medical excellence and patient safety.

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Convenient and Close to Home

Our Neurosurgery office is located in the state-of-the-art Outpatient Pavilion on our main campus in Farmington and in West Hartford and Southington.

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UConn Health Outpatient Pavilion

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Save the Date: November 7, 2020

Cutting Edge in Clinical Neuroscience Symposium

This symposium will focus on improving patient care using the newest medical and surgical management options, new treatment and diagnosis options, and technical excellence in neurosurgery of the brain and spine.

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Anthony Diaz, M.D.

Welcome Anthony Diaz, M.D., who matched into our Neurosurgery residency program. Anthony joins our University of Connecticut family with a proven academic and clinical track record from the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. It is with great enthusiasm and aspirations for your future that we welcome you.

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