Department of Neurosurgery

The Department of Neurosurgery is an independent Department within the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. 


Dr. Doberstein is the Director of the Neurosurgery Residency Program.  Residents train at both Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital and gain experience in the areas of:

  • pediatrics
  • neuro-oncology, including gamma knife radiosurgery
  • cerebrovascular and skull base neurosurgery
  • complex and minimally invasive spine surgery for both traumatic and degenerative conditions
  • functional neurosurgery

The Department of Neurosurgery works closely with colleagues in neurology, neuropathology, neuroradiology, interventional radiology, neuroscience and pediatrics.

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