Internationally-Recognized Neurosurgical Care

The department of neurosurgery at Rhode Island Hospital offers patient-focused, state-of-the-art clinical care in highly-equipped and modern facilities.

Each of our skilled surgeons has specific neurosurgical subspecialty expertise, including surgery for brain tumors and epilepsy, cerebrovascular surgery, skull-base surgery, radiosurgery, complex spine surgery, and pediatric neurosurgery.

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Contact Us

To contact the Neurosurgery Department at Rhode Island Hospital please call 401-793-9166.

In addition to providing care to patients and families from all over New England and the nation, as well as from outside the United States, our surgeons are faculty members at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where they conduct research, and teach and mentor the next generation of neurosurgeons.

They are also members of the Neurosurgery Foundation, a group of physicians specializing in neurosurgery and neuro-oncology.

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Wes's Story

State-of-the-art surgery quells Westerly man's debilitating epileptic seizures, improving his quality of life and creating unlikely career path.

One in a Million

The functional neurosurgery team at Rhode Island Hospital helps people with movement disorders to restore function and move better through innovative procedures.

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Research and Clinical Trials

Innovative neuroscience and neurosurgery research is currently being conducted at Lifespan.

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Lifespan Locations

Over 1,620 hospitals and clinics throughout Rhode Island, here are some featured locations: