The department of neurosurgery holds the strong and profound technical capability in the hospitals that directly subordinate to Hangzhou city. Our department undertake the technical guidance of neurosurgery in many hospitals of Hangzhou surrounding areas, it has trained a large number of neurosurgeon primary hospital of Hangzhou area. Our department is the class I key discipline of Hangzhou. The department comprises outpatient, inpatient, ICU and specialized operating room, equipped with neurosurgery navigation system, cranial MRI, CT, DSA, electrocorticography, stereotactic apparatus, operating microscope, neuroendoscopy, ultrasonic aspirator, noninvasive intracranial pressure monitor. The department of neurosurgery is the specialized neurosurgical centre of the north Zhejiang Province(Hangzhou, Jiaxing, Huzhou).
There are 13 faculty members in our group, including 6 chief surgeons, 3 associate chief surgeons, 8 of them have PhD and 4 with master degree. Among them, there are 1 PhD supervisor, 3 master supervisor of the Nanjing Medical University and 2 master supervisor of Zhejiang Chinese Medical University. Our neurosurgeons are highly skilled and experienced physicians. We are assisted by an enthusiastic staff of specialty nurses and nurse practitioners, each having special interest and experience in the health care needs of neurosurgical patients. In recent years, We won one second class prize of provincial science and technology progress award, two second class prizes of Hangzhou Science and Technology Progress Award and three third class prizes of provincial medicine and health innovation award. We has undertaken a number of provincial and municipal projects and published more than 100 specialized academic papers in journals above provincial level, including 30 SCI papers, and many of them have won provincial science excellent paper award.
In 1960s, the pioneers of our department could only perform simple traumatic brain injury surgery. Today, we provide a comprehensive inpatients and outpatient services for patients with severe craniocerebral injury (for which we could offer inter-disciplinary treatment), brain tumor, intracranial aneurysm, intramedullary spinal cord tumors, intraspinal tumor, epilepsy. We have established specialised clinics and services in percutaneous microballoon compression for trigeminal neuralgia, microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm, minimally invasive treatment for trigeminal neuralgia, such as trigeminal ganglion block, percutaneous radiofrequency thermorhizotomy and enjoy a good reputation in Zhejiang province region. Endovascular treatments for diseases such as intracranial aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, carotid-cavernous fistula (CCF) and ural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF). Endoscopic skull base surgery for the treatment of pituitary tumors, meningiomas, clival tumors, chordomas and craniopharyngiomas.