The Neurosurgery Service forms part of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona Neurosciences Institute. The Service is responsible for the surgical management of certain diseases of the central, peripheral and autonomic nervous system. The service’s professionals are responsible for the prevention, diagnosis, assessment, treatment, intensive care and rehabilitation of these diseases and educating people about them.  

The service has two operating theatres equipped with the technology required for microsurgery and neuronavigation. The main operating theatre also has magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and intraoperative computed tomography (iCT) equipment, making it one of the most modern operating theatres in the world. 

What are we dealing with?

These are the main health issues that are treated by the Neurosurgery Service. 

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Know the team

The Neurosurgery Service is made up of a multidisciplinary team of internationally and nationally renowned prestigious professionals, who study and carry out surgical procedures to treat neurological diseases.

Joaquim Enseñat Head of Service

Assistive Devices

The Neurosurgery Service’s healthcare activity is carried out in the following units: 

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