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  • Overview

Division of Neurosurgery at the Taipei City Hospital is a major service utilizing unit and encompassing the full range of contemporary neurosurgical practice. The Neurosurgery Service uses a multidisciplinary approach to provide a complete range of services for the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with neurological disorders. The Hospital has excellent staff for surgery, nursing, radiology, neurooncology, neurology and other services.
Currently, the Neurosurgical Service has an average daily census of about 50 patients, and approximately 1500 neurosurgical operations are performed yearly in the five Branches. Nine neurosurgeons, one of whom is a resident-in-training, and another who is an interventional neuroradiologist, are on the staff. There are six operating rooms dedicated to neurosurgical procedures and a dedicated thirty-two bed Neurology ICU that is staffed continuously.

  • Services
We provide expertise in all areas of General Neurosurgery, including:
1.General spine surgery (Cervical/Thoracic/Lumbar Discectomy and Laminectomy)
2. Complex spine surgery (Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation)
3. Peripheral nerve surgery (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Ulnar Nerve Decompression)
4. Brain and spinal tumor surgery
5. Neurological critical care
6. Hyperhidrosis palmaris surgery
7. Vascular surgery
8. Trauma surgery
9. Functional and stereotactic neurosurgery
Diagnosis, treatment and ongoing care related to these conditions can be managed within the community-based Taipei City Hospital setting. This promotes patient comfort by offering clinical excellence and the support of family and friends, in a setting close to home.