In Rhode Island Hospital's neurosurgery department, we diagnose and treat disorders of the nervous system—the brain, spine, spinal cord and nerves throughout the body. Don't let our name mislead you; we provide nonsurgical as well as surgical treatments.
Internationally recognized surgeon Garth Rees Cosgrove, MD is chief of neurosurgery at Rhode Island Hospital. He brings a wealth of experience to the department, and is in charge of Find out more about the chief
The many conditions we treat include:
Rhode Island Hospital's neurosurgical services are provided by the Neurosurgery Foundation, an academic group of physicians specializing in neurosurgery and neuro-oncology. In addition to providing patient care, as faculty members at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, we conduct research and train residents. Our services and facilities have drawn patients from all over New England and the nation, as well as from outside the United States.