Welcome to the Department of Neurosurgery at SIU Medicine. Our board-certified neurosurgeons and other providers deliver state-of-the-art neurosurgical care to communities throughout central and southern Illinois.

Neurosurgeons have extensive training in the diagnosis, treatment and management of conditions affecting your brain and spine. Our providers use the latest technology and research-based techniques to perform surgery for conditions like brain tumors, spinal fusions, herniated discs or movement disorders. We also provide non-surgical prevention and treatment options to help with pain management.

It’s our goal to help patients and their loved ones make informed choices about their health. To do this, we cultivate a patient-friendly environment that emphasizes education, coordination of care and optimized outcomes.

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Robotic-assisted brain surgery - Breck Jones, MD

Neurosurgeon performs new robot-assisted brain procedure

When neurosurgeon Dr. Breck Jones of SIU Medicine performed a brain biopsy on a local patient earlier this month at Springfield Memorial Hospital, he had a new assistant helping guide him to the location of the suspected tumor – a robot.
Surgery Resident Research Day 2023 winners

Department of Surgery residents present diverse research projects

The Department of Surgery was honored to welcome Ahmed Ghazi, MD as visiting professor for the 20th Annual Resident Research Day on Thursday, April 27. Dr. Ghazi is an Assistant Professor of Urology
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SIU Medicine physicians perform first transorbital skull base surgery in central Illinois

Dr. Dana Crosby, chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and neurosurgeon Dr. Devin Amin recently completed the first transorbital skull base surgery in central Illinois.