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For Patients

Cutting Edge Expertise: A Comprehensive Resource for Patients

AANS provides information for patients on a number of neurosurgical conditions and 
treatments and helps patients find AANS-member, board-certified neurosurgeons in their area.

Locate a physician

Find a Board-Certified Neurosurgeon

An online service tool for finding a neurosurgeon in your local area. Note that this service does not provide a referral or recommendation for a specific physician.

Prevention & Detection

Provides information on strategies for preventing 
neurological disorders and early detection of 
potential issues.

Glossary & Anatomy

Explore the AANS Glossary of Neurosurgical Terminology for clear definitions of essential and complex concepts, and gain an understanding of neurological anatomy.

Donate to the Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF)

Donations help fund cutting-edge research and develop the next generation of neurosurgeons to provide the highest quality of patient care.