Neurosurgery on The Web

U.S. National Medical Library

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection, and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe. It also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology.

World federation of Neurosurgeons (WFNS)

Founded in 1955, the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) is a professional, scientific, non-governmental organization comprising 5 Continental Associations, 114 National Neurosurgical Societies and 5 Affiliate Societies, representing some 30,000 neurosurgeons worldwide.

Congress of Neurological surgeons (CNS)

The Congress of Neurological Surgeons, a leader in education and innovation, is dedicated to advancing neurosurgery by providing members with the educational and career development opportunities they need to become leaders and innovators in the field.

Cochrane Summaries

For systematic reviews & evidence based health care.


For a quick neurosurgical search.

Medical News Today

Medical News Today brings you

hourly health news

from well-regarded sources such as JAMA, BMJ, Lancet, BMA, plus articles written by our own team. Our archive contains over 240,000 news articles.


SpineUniverse (part of the Vertical Health family of websites) is a leader in patient and healthcare professional education, providing clear, straightforward information on conditions related to the spine, including degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and scoliosis.    We are committed to presenting trustworthy, high-quality information.

NeuroImage YouTube Channel

For You tube neuro videos.

Clinical Evidence

Clinical Evidence comprises a database of high-quality, rigorously developed systematic overviews assessing the benefits and harms of treatments, and a suite of EBM resources and training materials.

Young Neurosurgeons

AANS has selected programs and offerings of special interest to neurosurgeons in their first years of practice. We would love to hear your ideas for new offerings as well as your ideas on how we can make this area of our Web site more useful to you.