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

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.

Congrats to Dr. David Haustein for being named to the AAPM&R Future Leaders Program 2019-2021 class!

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

We are proud of Dr. Matthew Adamkin, one of our PM&R physicians, who is an Insider Louisville 2019 Commitment to Compassion Award Honoree!

Dr. Camilo Castillo traveled to Ecuador in Fall 2018 with the president of the American Spinal Cord Injury Association (ASIA) to speak about Neurogenic Bladder and Pain after Spinal Cord Injury. The event was held by AMLAR - the Congress of the Latin-American Association for Rehabilitation - it is the largest rehabilitation meeting in Latin America with more than 600 attendees from all of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Congratulations to three of our neurosurgeons named to Louisville Magazine's  Top Surgeons 2018 list! We are proud to have Dr. Brian Williams, Dr. Robert James, and Dr. Thomas Altstadt on our team in the Department of Neurological Surgery!