Welcome to NEUROSURGERY://ON-CALL® featuring neurosurgical information for patients and the health care professional. NEUROSURGERY://ON-CALL® is presented by the
American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS).
Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of
disorders or injuries to the brain, spinal cord or peripheral nerves (such as nerves in the hands or feet).
Visit the Web sites of each organization for detailed information about the variety of conditions
neurosurgeons treat, and for a wealth of professional information about the specialty of neurosurgery.
Information on AANS/CNS Subspecialty Sections can also be
conveniently accessed from here, or from the AANS or CNS Web sites.