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

On May 25, 2023, in recognition of Brain Cancer Awareness Month, the White House Cancer Moonshot convened leaders from the brain cancer community, including patients, caregivers, oncologists, researchers, advocacy organizations, philanthropy, and industry for a Brain Cancers Forum.

Anthony Filiano, PhD, assistant professor of neurosurgery in the School of Medicine, is one of 10 recipients of the 2022 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award.

Duke University has awarded Distinguished Professorships to 44 faculty members, including Duke Neurosurgery's Gerald Grant, MD, and Matthias Gromeier, MD.

A Duke team has successfully inserted a modified gene into a child’s putamen, a part of the basal ganglia in the brain, to stimulate production of the missing key neurotransmitter dopamine.