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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Movement Disorders

Movement disorders affect more than 40 million people in the United States. Learn about how we can help.

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Educational Opportunities

Learn about our educational opportunities including residencies, fellowships, and conferences.

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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: