Education opportunities within the U-M Department of Neurosurgery combine a balanced and well-rounded clinical experience with in-depth training in all disciplines of neurosurgery. This is accomplished, in part, through experiences at numerous locations affiliated with the U-M Department of Neurosurgery. Below you'll find profiles on some of these locations.
University Hospital is the U-M Health System's hospital for adult patients. The 11-story, 550-bed hospital first opened its doors in 1986. Today, 70 percent of University Hospital's patients are admitted from community or regional hospitals outside the Ann Arbor area. In its 1,796,262 square feet, the hospital houses diagnostic equipment, clinical laboratories, operating rooms, and inpatient and intensive care units.
C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital is the U-M Health System's pediatric hospital. The 1.1 million square foot facility is consistently rated as one of the best pediatric hospitals in the country. An addition to Mott's in 2012 featured new inpatient and outpatient facilities, operating rooms, procedure rooms and new capacity for Level I trauma, totaling 348 private beds.
Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital
The Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital is located within the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, allowing for seamless care for mother and baby with a high risk pregnancy team in the Fetal Diagnostic Center, which also features capabilities for prenatal consultation and fetal intervention, as well as numerous other services such as obstetrics and gynecology.
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
The Veterans Administration Hospital in Ann Arbor provides healthcare services to the men and women who have served our nation. The Ann Arbor VA location serves as a referral center for specialty-care and operates 105 acute care beds and 40 Community Living Center (extended care) beds.
U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center
The U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center is a international leader in the study, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The Center is one of only 41 U.S. centers to earn the National Cancer Institute's "Comprehensive" designation by meeting strict guidelines for:
- Extensive, interactive, and innovative clinical and laboratory research
- Participation in NCI testing of new therapies
- Significant cancer-prevention and control research
- Provision of patient education, community service and outreach as well as training for health professionals.