The history of neurosurgery at the university of Alabama at Birmingham

Academic Article


  • The Division of Neurosurgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham was formally founded in 1954 under the leadership of James Garber Galbraith. The following 60 years would see neurosurgery at the forefront of the development of a nationally recognized medical center in the heart of Birmingham, Alabama. The Department of Neurosurgery now employs 14 faculty members, performs more than 4500 neurosurgical procedures annually, is active in clinical and laboratory research, and boasts a contemporary, comprehensive residency training program.
  • Published In

  • Neurosurgery  Journal
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Author List

  • Foreman PM; Markert JM; Diethelm AG; Hadley MN
  • Start Page

  • 483
  • End Page

  • 487
  • Volume

  • 75
  • Issue

  • 4