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Neurosurgery at University of Colorado

The Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Colorado, continues the tradition of excellence outlined in our Mission Statement.  We specialize in providing options and answers for simple to complex neuro-surgical problems utilizing the experience of our faculty as well as the collaborations in our Multi-Disciplinary Programs at state-of-the-art facilities.

If you are a patient looking for information, explore our Faculty pages to find out more about the doctors in our practice or the Patient Care section to learn about diseases we treat.  Click on Make an Appointment for information on setting an appointment.

For physicians wanting more information for your patients, visit the Referring Physician section as well as read about our Multi-Disciplinary Programs and clinical information on neurosurgical diseases.

Our neurosurgery residency program offers a diverse training program at four affiliate hospitals, each of which provide unique learning opportunities. We offer Pediatric, Stereotactic and FunctionalOncology, and Neurocritical Care Fellowships. Visit the Education Section for more information. 





Dr. Peter Wittis invited to Ask The Experts to discuss Endoscopic Spine Surgery and its Future​​

Dr. David Case performs thrombectomy on 99 year old patriarch, Grandfather Alfredo, and recieves family accolades.

​​Dr. Samy  Youssef's   meningioma tumor resection saves the life of and restores empathy in "tough boss."

Patient Stories:  

  • ACLS Suspected Stroke Algorithm
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