Department of Neurological Surgery

Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Peripheral nerve disorders treated by Vanderbilt neurosurgeons:

  •   Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  •   Ulnar Neuropathy
  •   Peripheral Nerve Tumors
  •   Brachial Plexus Tumors
  •   Nerve/Muscle Biopsy




Our success is based on a multidisciplinary team approach to diagnosis and treatment that provides excellent continuity of care within the Vanderbilt Medical Center system. We offer state-of-the-art treatment options.


Neurological Surgery In the News

Concussion Center reaching beyond school-based sports

Laser technology offers new option to treat epilepsy

Vanderbilt ER sees 28 kids with sledding-related injuries since Monday

Brain surgery through the cheek

Brain stimulator helps ease epilepsy patients' seizures

New Suite Bolsters Stroke Treatment Efforts

Shuttle was the First Stop on Employee Ride to Recovery

Hydrocephalus Treatment Study Began in Uganda

Dr. Aaronson speaks about high school wrestler’s spine injury

Aaronson named medical director of Spine Center

VUMC leads way with clinically-integrated network

VUMC joins national stroke prevention research network

Jay Wellons brings national research network to Children’s Hospital

Student’s neurosurgical fellowship spurs research

Dr. Thompson speaks at “Your City: Nashville Stories”

Dr. Chambless combines love of barns and patient care

Robotic Revolution

Variety of strategies needed to evaluate concussion recovery

Robot uses steerable needles to treat blood clots

Stroke Center attains new level of certification

Teamwork drives Maternal Fetal Medicine program

Neurosurgeons and support group educate patients on life after an aneurysm

Neurosurgery resident lands "Top Gun" award for surgical skills

Spine surgeons tailoring treatment to each patient

Dr. Chambless brings minimally invasive brain surgery skills to Vanderbilt

Pediatric Neurosurgery expands research efforts

Neurological Surgery presents at International Concussion Conference

 Surgery calms patient's epilepsy-related seizures

Vanderbilt leads international trial on device to remove stroke clots

Wellons named Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery resident finds no gender differences in sports-related concussions

Two  med students land Heart Association scholarships

Dr. Tulipan and Pediatric Neurosurgery hope walk raises awareness of Hydrocephalus


To schedule an appointment please have your primary care physician or referring doctor contact our clinic at (615) 322-7417.


Department of Neurological Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1500 21st Avenue South, Suite 1506 VAV
Nashville, TN 37232-5345

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