Dr. John Sampson

Duke Neurosurgery

From our early beginnings in 1937, Duke Neurosurgery has advanced our commitment to patient care within a culture of research collaboration and innovation. Our legacy is founded in caring, teaching and leading with the humility and respect equal to the enormous responsibility we have been given to care for our patients and their families.

New in Duke Neurosurgery

Gerry Grant, MD, may be one of the biggest Duke fans there is -- basketball, yes, but that’s just the beginning.

Those who knew and loved Owen Strong describe him as tall, lanky, handsome, smart, happy, funny, and nice: in sum, befitting his 2018 Halloween costume as The BFG (Big Friendly Giant), said his girlfriend, Stacia Smart.

Christopher Shaffrey, MD, chief of the Duke Spine Division, has received the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Cushing Award for Technical Excellence and Innovation in Neurosurgery for 2022.

The Duke Center for Brain and Spine Metastasis  (DCBSM) presents the second annual Brain and Spine Metastasis Colloquium on May 13 & 14 — bringing together influential, multidisciplinary leaders in the field to learn from each other.