About the Congress of Neurological Surgeons

We are the leader in education and innovation, dedicated to advancing neurosurgery. We practice this globally by inspiring and facilitating scientific discovery and its translation to clinical practice for our members. The CNS provides members with the educational and career development opportunities they need to become leaders and innovators in the field.

Become a Member

CNS membership keeps you current. We support the cultivation of your skills and your continued development throughout your career. As a member:

Apply for membership

Interact With Our Leaders

The foremost neurosurgeons in the world, our officers ensure the ongoing high quality of our programs. Get involved:

Connect Through Sections

We support eight sections, each dedicated to a neurosurgical subspecialty or a special population within neurosurgery.

Many other organizations also are affiliated with us. Learn more

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Support Neurological Surgery

The CNS Foundation

The CNS Foundation supports the creation and dissemination of neurosurgical clinical guidelines and the promotion of educational programs that enhance neurosurgical care.

Donate to the foundation

Corporate Partnership

The advancement of neurosurgery requires financial support. Learn about partnership opportunities.

Washington Advocacy

The CNS raises government awareness of issues affecting neurosurgeons and patient care. We provide 50 percent of every dollar received by the Washington office to represent our cause.

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