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

For Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month this March Dr. Catherine Schuster is working to raise awareness for the importance of bike helmet safety for the children of Kentucky.

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.

Dr. Robert James completed the first ever WEB device procedures treating brain aneurysms in the state of Kentucky at University of Louisville Hospital on February 13th, 2019. Coverage by WDRB