American Family Children's Hospital




UW Health neurosurgeons provide comprehensive neurosurgical consultative and surgical services to adults and children. We provide neurosurgery for diseases of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. Our clinical faculty is composed of nationally recognized practitioners and teachers of neurosurgery.


UW Health neurosurgery minimally-invasive techniques: Surgeons in the operating room

Minimally Invasive Surgery


UW Health surgeons use minimally invasive surgical techniques whenever possible, with benefits to patients including less pain, shorter hospital stays and a quicker return to the lifestyle to which they're accustomed.


Our minimally invasive surgeries

UW Health Neurosurgery: Dr. John Kuo

Meet Dr. Kuo


Dr. John Kuo is Director of the Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program. He helped write a series of evidence-based guidelines for treating a common type of brain tumor, authoring one of seven chapters addressing the evaluation and treatment of nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.


Learn more about Dr. Kuo

Our Patients


Dylan Rollo suffered significant nerve damage following a motorcycle accident, giving him little hope of returning to work. Following delicate peripheral nerve surgery, he has responded well working with the UW Health Brachial Plexus team.


Watch Dylan's story (left) or learn more about our Adult Brachial Plexus team


More Neurosurgery Patient Care Stories

UW Health Neurosurgery support: Woman with daughter 



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Brain Aneurysm and Stroke Support Group


Brain Tumor Support Group

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