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Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery in HUS is centralized in the Helsinki University Hospital Neurosurgery Clinic at Töölö Hospital. We treat all neurosurgical patients in the Uusimaa region and in the Hospital Districts of Kymenlaakso, South Karelia, and Päijät-Häme.

Neurokirugian leikkausosasto.

All cerebral bypass surgeries in Finland are performed exclusively at our neurosurgery clinic. In addition, we treat complex cranial base tumors, cerebral aneurysms, and cerebrovascular malformations in patients from Finland and abroad. This year, we will perform more than 3,500 surgeries and with the Päijät-Häme area included, we will perform nearly 4,000 surgeries.
 
Epilepsy surgery has been nationally centralized in HUS and Kuopio University Hospital. Our Helsinki University Hospital Neurosurgery Clinic has strong expertise in pediatric neurosurgery, and Finland’s only pediatric neurosurgery emergency service to provide care 24 hours a day operates in Helsinki.
 
Our Neurosurgery Clinic is internationally renowned and appreciated for its world-class special expertise in all areas of neurosurgical treatment. We are Europe's leading center in microneurosurgical treatment of cerebrovascular vessels, and we are also ranked among the best units in the world.
 
We are among the largest units in the world in terms of the number of surgical procedures performed to treat cerebrovascular diseases and moderate and severe brain injuries. Every year, we treat over 3,000 patients. Every year, we provide training to 100–200 foreign neurosurgeons on the latest surgical methods for microneurosurgery.

Brain Hub

For more information on neurological disease, visit Brain Hub in the Health Village service (Aivotalo in the Terveyskylä online service; content currently not available in English).
Health Village (Terveyskylä) is an online service portal for specialist medical care.

Go to the Brain Hub front page (link to a different website)

Treatment facilities

Surgery and Anesthesia Unit for Neurosurgery

In Töölö Hospital's Surgery and Anesthesia Unit for Neurosurgery, we treat patients with illnesses associated with the head and back area.

Ward 6 (Neurosurgery)

On Töölö Hospital Ward 6, we treat neurosurgical patients with illnesses associated with the head and spinal area.

Ward 7 (Neurosurgery)

On Töölö Hospital Ward 7, we treat neurosurgical patients with illnesses associated with the head and back area.

Neurosurgery Intermediate Care Unit

At the Neurosurgery Intermediate Care Unit at Töölö Hospital, we treat diseases and injuries of the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord).