Yale-New Haven Hospital

Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT is ranked nationally in 11 adult and 6 pediatric specialties including Neurosurgery and Neurology. Read More.

Welcome to the Department of Neurosurgery

The Yale Department of Neurosurgery is committed to delivering exceptional patient care, the pursuit of science to improve patient outcomes and to training future leaders in the field. Our highly specialized physicians, scientists, practitioners and staff are devoted to providing the highest standard of patient care for all neurosurgical conditions of the central (i.e. brain, spinal cord) and peripheral nervous systems, as well as the blood vessels supplying them. We offer the latest in cutting edge treatment in a state-of-the-art environment that is simply unsurpassed in terms of quality, infrastructure and level of compassionate, patient-focused care. Our neurosurgeons are world-renowned experts who are highly sub-specialized, such that each one focuses on very specific areas of neurosurgery and related conditions, leading to better outcomes for patients and their families. 

Our neurosurgeons provide neurosurgical services at 10 hospitals in Connecticut and beyond, transferring patients with more complex conditions, when necessary, to New Haven. More routine procedures and follow-up can be done closer to home for convenience.

As our mission, we strive to excel on the three pillars of academic neurosurgery

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Patient Care

Providing the highest level of technically exceptional, comprehensive and highly specialized neurosurgical care for our patients.

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Pursuit of Science

Translating novel scientific findings into more advanced treatment opportunities, including clinical trials, for patient care.

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Education

Educating students and resident physicians to produce the next generation of neurosurgical leaders to benefit our future patients.

We treat all patients and all neurosurgical conditions, gladly accepting newly diagnosed patients or those who have been previously treated elsewhere. We readily respond to referrals from patients or physicians. And we allow for the rapid transfer of patients from other hospitals with one phone call from a referring physician through our Y-Access hotline

For more patient related information, please call 203-785-2805 
For more educational information, please call 203-785-3275 
Or email neurosurgery@yale.edu

Medical Student Subinternship applications are now being accepted!

Yale Neurosurgery subinternship is highly recommended for any senior medical student interested in pursuing neurosurgical residency training to become a neurosurgeon and is offered to both Yale and non-Yale medical students. Click here for more information.

Y Access Line

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24-hour single access point for all patient transfers. With one call – 888-964-4233 (888-YNHH-BED) – referring physicians can speak directly with a neurosurgeon for an immediate transfer.

Chair's Message

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Welcome to the Yale University Department of Neurosurgery! Since October 2014, it has been my honor and privilege to serve as the Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery and Chief of Neurosurgery for the Yale New Haven Health System.

Yale Neurosurgery Photo Gallery

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Please enjoy some photos from our recent events!