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University of Mississippi Medical Center neurosurgeons and related subspecialists are recognized as leaders in providing surgical care for patients with neurological disorders.

Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders or injuries to the brain, spinal cord, spinal column, nervous system or peripheral nerves (such as nerves in the hands or feet).


UMMC neurosurgery specialists provide treatment for conditions including, but not limited to:

  • Back and neck disorders.
  • Brain aneurysms, tumors and head injuries.
  • Epilepsy.
  • Hydrocephalus.
  • Peripheral nerve damage, such as carpal tunnel syndrome.
  • Spinal cord injuries and defects.
  • Blood vessel abnormalities, such as stroke.
  • Disorders of the autonomic nervous system.