The flagship hospital for the Department of Neurological Surgery is UPMC Presbyterian, an 800-bed level 1, fully accredited regional trauma center and part of the UPMC Health System. Other affiliations for resident training include the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Health Care System (VAPHS) which is fully integrated into the adult service, Magee-Womens Hospital and the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Children's Hospital has just opend a completely new state-of-the-art facility in the Lawrenceville area of Pittsburgh. The 10-acre, 1.5 million square foot facility features breakthrough technology and enhanced research facilities.
Additional UPMC affiliations have extended the staff neurosurgical care to several area hospitals including UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Passavant, UPMC Mercy, and UPMC St. Margaret.
Laboratory facilities for the department are located within the medical school and the state-of-the-art, 17-story Basic Science Research Tower. Lab facilities here offer the latest in medical research technology presenting staff and residents with the opportunity to perfect and develop surgical skills and treatment options. Cancer research and care is given central focus at UPMC's dedicated Hillman Cancer Center in Shadyside.
The department administrative offices are located on the 4th and 5th floor of UPMC Presbyterian and comprise more than 15,000 square foot of office space. The suite houses dozens of faculty and resident offices, a state-of-the-art multi-media conference room and numerous examination rooms