Welcome to Neurological Surgery

The Department of Neurological Surgery is committed to excellence in diagnosing and treating neurological disorders and discovering new treatments in a caring, patient-centered environment. Through two residency programs, fellowships, and research opportunities, our department provides robust educational opportunities under the leadership of Chairman Dr. Joseph Neimat. 

Make an appointment with our physician team by calling (502)588-2160.

University of Louisville
Department of Neurological Surgery
220 Abraham Flexner Way
Suite 1200
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502)588-2160
Fax: (502)407-3256

In The Spotlight

Our Chair of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Joseph Neimat, has been named acting President of the American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ASSFN). Congratulations to Dr. Neimat.

Dr. Camilo Castillo recently was interviewed regarding the miraculous ongoing recovery of his patient Chris Jackson. Spectrum News and WLKY both featured the story in July 2020.

Congratulations to both Dr. Brian Williams (Neurosurgery) and Dr. John Gormley (PM&R) for being named to the Louisville Magazine's Top Doctors 2019

Neurosurgery resident, Dr. Nick Khattar, was recently the recipient of two grants from the Brain Aneurysm Foundation in the amount of $40,000, the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery/Joe Niekro Foundation in the amount of $20,000, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society in the amount of $2,000. These grants will help Dr. Khattar in his research looking at adaptaquin neuroprotection in severe subarachnoid hemorrhage. Congratulations, Dr. Khattar on this distinction!

Dr. Catherine Schuster was named to the Louisville Business First 40 Under 40 list for 2019 - congratulations to Dr. Schuster on this honor and recognition for excellent care of your patients!

Dr. Emily Sieg was recently interviewed by WAVE3 on the importance of watching for foul balls at baseball games, especially if you have children in attendance.