Care at 5 locations
telemedicine & same day access
Welcome to Lurie Children's Pediatric Neurosurgery. As one of the largest groups of academic pediatric neurosurgeons in the North America with a long tradition of innovative care, we offer experience and understanding to address any need. The program’s services are renowned outside the state, as well.
We partner with families to be armed with all the information to make decisions and plans together.
For patients who need neurosurgery treatment, we offer cutting-edge neurosurgical care with a team-based, family-focused approach with a caring, Lurie Children's difference.
We have expert neurosurgeons and specialist teams to evaluate and treat everything from common diseases to rare diseases. We put patients and families first. Our goal is to give children their best chance to live to their full potential.
Make an Appointment
To schedule an appointment online, log in to your Lurie Children’s MyChart account, fill out our Online Scheduling Form to request an appointment, or give us a call at 800.543.7362.
In addition to in-person visits, we now offer telemedicine visits via video or phone. Your physician and care team will let you know if a telemedicine appointment is appropriate for your condition.
Sometimes there are different words used to describe your child’s condition. If you’re not sure which words to choose when scheduling on MyChart, click here to learn more.
Our neurosurgery programs include:
- Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy and Epilepsy Surgery
- Pediatric Brain Tumor
- Pediatric Neurovascular
- Multidisciplinary Spina Bifida Clinic
- Pediatric Craniofacial/Craniosynostosis
- Multidisciplinary Brachial Plexus
- Congenital Neurosurgery and Tethered Cord Clinic
- Fetal Neurosurgery at the Chicago Institution for Fetal Health
- Endonasal Endoscopic Pediatric Skull Base
- Multidisciplinary Spasticity and Functional Neurosurgery in partnership with Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
- Pediatric Hydrocephalus
- Multidisciplinary Pediatric Spine
Conditions We Treat
Our physicians are at the forefront of clinical care with a patient-centered focus. The following is a list of some of the conditions we treat.Learn More
Neurosurgeons & Pediatric Specialists
Our entire staff is dedicated to evaluating and treating infants, children and teens. The team includes:
Neurosurgery Procedures & Tests
Your treating team may recommend specialized tests for diagnosis or for folllowing your child's condition. Some tests may require sedation with anesthesia. Child Life specialists at our hospital can help relate to children in age-appropriate ways and navigate the journey together.
Division of Neurosurgery Mission and Vision
We give high-quality, attentive, excellent neurosurgery care to children and families. In doing so, we strive to continually advance neurosurgery and pediatric health through clinical care, education, and research.
We will be recognized as a division of excellent pediatric neurosurgeons with leadership in multiple domains. We will be an educational destination for the next generation of neurosurgeons. Our work with patients & families, and with advancing research & education will foster a positive environment where people are proud to be on the neurosurgery team. We will leave pediatric neurosurgery better than the way we found it, building on the rich history of academic excellence at Lurie Children's in the Division of Neurosurgery.
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Lincoln Park
2515 N. Clark Street/467 W. Deming Place
Chicago, Illinois 60614-3393
Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Lake Forest
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Campus
900 N. Westmoreland, Suite 110 (Bays Medical Office Building, 1st Floor)
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Northbrook
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, Illinois 60062
Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Westchester
Surgical Treatment Center
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, Illinois 60154
Resources & Support
Visit the following helpful and physician-recommended websites to learn more about conditions involving the brain and nervous system.
- Epilepsy Foundation
- DEE-P Connections
- Brain Recovery Project
- Angioma Alliance
- Brain Aneurysm Foundation
- American Brain Tumor Association
- Children and Clinical Studies
- Hydrocephalus Association
- The Spina Bifida Association of America
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Spina Bifida
- Cranio Care Bears
- Children's Craniofacial Association
Our neurosurgeons take excellent, attentive care of each child, while honoring a commitment to improve the care for future children through research. Our team also focuses on quality improvement and outcomes research as well as elevating pediatric care through public health and policy initiatives. Our scientific/translational research and clinical trials extend hope for a brighter future for every child.
The Division of Neurosurgery offers a stellar one-year clinical fellowship which offers exposure to the full breadth and depth of pediatric neurosurgery. The experience prepares neurosurgeons academically and clinically to be future leaders in the field. Our pediatric neurosurgery fellowship program has trained more than 10% of all board-certified pediatric neurosurgeons in the U.S.
A research fellowship is also offered, allowing neurosurgery residents and neurosurgeons to spend focused time in the pediatric neurosurgery program of choice.
Neurosurgery News & Stories
Your support is vital in helping us continue to make a difference in the lives of patients and families. Lurie Children's relies on philanthropic funding to enhance its programs, services and research for children. To learn more, please e-mail the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation at email@example.com or call 312.227.7500.