Join the AANS
Becoming a member of the AANS allows you to join more than 12,000 of your colleagues from around the world in advancing the specialty of neurological surgery. The community of AANS members enjoys access to scientific publications, patient education materials, discounted meeting attendance and many more member benefits.
Neurosurgeons residing in North America who are board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS), the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the Mexican Council of Neurological Surgery
Neurosurgeons who are eligible for board certification in North America
Neurosurgeons certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery (AOBS) or trained internationally and practicing in the U.S
Retired from operative neurosurgery, with more than 20 years spent as an AANS member
Non-neurosurgeons involved in neurosurgery and neuroscience, including non-neurosurgical MDs and researchers
Nurses, nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) involved in neurosurgical care
Certified surgical technologists and neurosurgical administrative staff
For questions about your membership category, application or benefits, please contact member services.
Member Services Department
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
5550 Meadowbrook Industrial Ct.
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-3852
Phone: 847.378.0500 or 888.566.2267
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. CST
As of October 2023
Total: 12,210 members