Neurological surgery is concerned with the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems and involves diagnosis and, frequently, surgical treatment.
Although considered to be a subspecialty of surgery, the traditional base of neurological surgery is in the laboratory. Early practitioners are described as having been not only .technically skillful surgeons, but also, in many respects, clinical neurophysiologists.
Is this specialty right for you?
Reasons women should not pursue surgery discredited Before I even started medical school, I knew I wanted to be a surgeon. However?before I even started medical school?I had multiple people tell me all the reasons why I should not become a surgeon. Their lists were exhaustive: long hours, lack of......MORE >
The American Association of Neurological Surgeons
The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) is the organization that speaks for all of neurosurgery. The AANS is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to promote the highest quality of patient care.... MORE >