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UW Health Helps Brachial Plexus Patient

UW Health Helps Brachial Plexus Patient

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 with positive results during his recovery. He is grate...
2/27/2015 | UW Health Helps Brachial Plexus Patient

Grateful UW Health Patient Helps Neurosurgery Research

Grateful UW Health Patient Helps Neurosurgery Research

UW Health neurosurgeons in Madison, Wisconsin, offer comprehensive consultation, evaluation and treatment of a variety of neurological and spinal disorders in adults and children. Jason Guttenberg's Story Learn about how a trip to the UW He...
4/15/2013 | Grateful UW Health Patient Helps Neurosurgery Research

Spine Surgery Allows Mom to Return to Her Active Life

Spine Surgery Allows Mom to Return to Her Active Life

UW Health neurosurgeons in Madison, Wisconsin, offer comprehensive consultation, evaluation and treatment of a variety of neurological and spinal disorders in adults and children. Jenny Janzen's Story Suffering from a change in gait and ext...
1/17/2013 | Spine Surgery Allows Mom to Return to Her Active Life

Listening to the Patient: Angie Mayr's Story

Listening to the Patient: Angie Mayr

UW Health neurosurgeons in Madison, Wisconsin, offer comprehensive consultation, evaluation and treatment of a variety of neurological and spinal disorders in adults and children. Angie Mayr's Story Angie Mayr quit smoking 26 years ago and ...
7/26/2012 | Listening to the Patient: Angie Mayr's Story

UW Health Neurosurgery Team Returns Man to Farm After Cow Attack

UW Health Neurosurgery Team Returns Man to Farm After Cow Attack

After being attacked by a massive Black Angus cow, farmer David Ferwerda's life was saved by his dog, Hannah, and the UW Health neurosurgery team, which removed the blood clot that had formed on David's brain. 
5/04/2012 | UW Health Neurosurgery Team Returns Man to Farm After Cow Attack

 

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Ten Specialties Ranked in Nation's Top 50 by U.S. News

Ten Specialties Ranked in Nation

University Hospital’s gynecology department earns top 10 spot in national rankings Hospital named number one hospital in Wisconsin Gynecology at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is ranked tenth in the nation in the 2018-19 Best...
8/14/2018 | Ten Specialties Ranked in Nation's Top 50 by U.S. News

Wolfe Family Creates a Legacy of Hope

Wolfe Family Creates a Legacy of Hope

What can a single family do, when faced with the loss of a 28-year-old son to brain cancer?If you’re the Wolfe family of Menomonee Falls, the answer is: A million things.This June 23 will mark the 20th year that Jerry and Nancy Wolfe and their ...
3/05/2018 | Wolfe Family Creates a Legacy of Hope

Betty's Art: A Source of Inspiration and Healing

Betty

When Betty Lencer, 88, comes in for her regular appointments with neurosurgeon Dr. Robert Dempsey, he gets a visual update on the direction of her abstract expressionist paintings. "I always know what she's working on based on the color of the p...
11/08/2017 | Betty's Art: A Source of Inspiration and Healing

Nine Specialties Ranked in Nation's Top 50 by U.S. News

Nine Specialties Ranked in Nation

UW Hospital and Clinics Named State's Top Hospital for Sixth Consecutive Year University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is ranked among the nation's top 50 hospitals in nine medical specialties, and retained its position as the best hospital ...
8/08/2017 | Nine Specialties Ranked in Nation's Top 50 by U.S. News

Silent Strokes Impair Seniors' Cognitive Abilities

Silent Strokes Impair Seniors

Madison, Wisconsin - The sound of a chirp, like that in a video game, can help identify people at risk of cognitive decline. A new University of Wisconsin-Madison study in the Journal of Neurosurgery is the first to be able to predict which pati...
3/30/2017 | Silent Strokes Impair Seniors' Cognitive Abilities

University Hospital Ranks in Top 50 Hospitals in 9 Specialties, No. 1 in Wisconsin

University Hospital Ranks in Top 50 Hospitals in 9 Specialties, No. 1 in Wisconsin

University Hospital retained its position as best hospital in Wisconsin and ranked among the top 50 hospitals in nine medical and surgical specialties in the 2016-17 edition of the Best Hospitals guide published by U.S. News & World Report. ...
8/02/2016 | University Hospital Ranks in Top 50 Hospitals in 9 Specialties, No. 1 in Wisconsin