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Madison, Wisconsin - Dr Robert Dempsey, chair of neurosurgery in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, received the Distinguished Service Award at the May annual meeting.

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The Wisconsin Stroke Net (WSN) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) StrokeNet and is based at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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Message from the Chair...

Welcome to the website for the University of Wisconsin Department of Neurological Surgery.  In this website you will learn about our department, which is dedicated to providing the very best clinical neurosurgical care for the many disorders of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system, as well as the blood vessels which support them.  You will learn about our work on disorders such

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FIENS Chairman - Dr. Robert J. Dempsey

Dr. Robert J. Dempsey, Professor and Chair of Neurological Surgery, recently became Chair of the Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery (FIENS).  FIENS, founded in 1969, establishes programs and trains specialty doctors in over 24 countries, including eight with more than one site. FIENS is an entirely volunteer organization. Prior to becoming Chair, Dr.

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Mission Statement...

The Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Wisconsin provides outstanding care and treatment for patients with brain, spine, and peripheral nerve diseases, disorders, and injuries; advances neuroscience knowledge through basic and clinical research; and trains students, residents, and fellows.

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