I am pleased to welcome you to the Department of Neurosurgery (brain and spinal surgery) at University Hospital Basel. As you will see when navigating this website, as the university center of north-west Switzerland and an A-training clinic of the Swiss Medical Association (FMH), we can offer you a very wide range of procedures: the full spectrum of emergency and elective brain and spinal surgeries, with an emphasis on microsurgical, navigation-driven treatments. Included are courses for aspiring specialists (continuing education), medical students (basic education) and specialists (ongoing training) and last but not least, a research focus in the field of intracranial tumors. Our strong connection with other disciplines and clinics at the university level, as well as the alliance and cooperation with the Department of Neurosurgery at the University Hospital Bern (Inselspital), ensure the quality of our services and excellence in our specialized medical field.