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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

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
A small robotic arm which helps pinpoint the most precise spot to place screws and other hardware into a patient’s spine

Save the Date

May 8, 2020

Innovations and Advances in Spine Surgery Symposium

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In the News

Erica Shen, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.

Welcome Erica Shen, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., our inaugural neurosurgery resident. Erica joins our University of Connecticut family with a proven academic and clinical track record most recently at Stony Brook and Duke University Medical Center. It is with great enthusiasm and aspirations for your future that we welcome you.