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My husband had surgical removal of 3.5 cm acoustic neuroma in Aug. ’05 at Duke…

Question from Jennifer: My husband had surgical removal of 3.5 cm acoustic neuroma in Aug. '05 at Duke. His surgeons left 2-3 mm of tumor on the facial nerve and…

Dr. Dennis Vollmer Joins Our Practice

Distinguished neurosurgeon Dr. Dennis Vollmer has joined our faculty to help us meet growing demands in spine care.  Dr. Vollmer has been a leader in neurosurgery for many years, as…

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Exciting Results of Focused Ultrasound

For the second time, the New England Journal of Medicine has published results of UVA neurosurgeon Dr. Jeff Elias's trial using focused ultrasound to treat Essential Tremor.  Click here to read…

Intraoperative MRI Suite Open

UVA has opened a new operating room suite equiped with intraoperative MRI and biplane angiography (which captures X-rays of arteries and blood flow), only the second such installation in the country. The…

3 UVA Neurosurgeons Receive Awards

Researchers from the University of Virginia Gamma Knife center have recently received three national awards in the field of stereotactic radiosurgery.  Dr. Sheehan along with Drs. Williams, Starke, and Monteith…

State-of-the-Art Surgical Training Lab Opens

UVA Health System, donors, and the departments of Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology have partnered to open a $2M+ state-of-the-art Microsurgical Anatomy Laboratory and Training Facility. This facility provides the means to…