Philanthropic support for the Department of Neurosurgery at Massachusetts General Hospital is critical to patient care, research and education.

Donations help to elicit the greatest potential from the department’s superb team and fuel the research that will result in better treatment and ultimately, cures for neurological disorders.

Please consider a gift to support neurosurgery and clinical care today. You may direct your gift to a particular disease, program or physician’s research area.

For more information on how to direct your gift, contact Sarah Gaylord in the Mass General Development Office at 617-724-9223 or e-mail:

You may also contact the main development office at 617-726-2200 or toll-free at 877-644-7733.

How to Give

Donations by check

Checks can be made out to Massachusetts General Hospital with the word Neurosurgery or a particular disease or research area in the memo and sent directly to our development office:

Mass General Hospital Development Office
Attn: Sarah Gaylord
125 Nashua Street, Suite 540
Boston, MA 02114

Tribute gifts

You may make your gift in honor of, or in memory of, a friend or family member. Enclose a note with the address, and we will send a notification to the family. Donations can be sent to the address above or can be made online. On the donate page, be sure to click on “Other” and enter "Neurosurgery" or your particular interest in box next to that. Then, scroll down to the bottom of the form to enter the honoree’s name and acknowledgement address.

Online gifts

You may make a gift to neurosurgery using the online credit card donation form on the Massachusetts General Hospital secure server. Be sure to click on “Other” and enter "Neurosurgery" or your particular interest in box next to that.

Matching gifts

Many companies match charitable gifts made by employees, retirees and directors. Please check with your company’s personnel department to learn if your business matches charitable gifts to hospitals.

Wills, securities and planned giving

For information about how to include neurosurgical research or patient care in your will, to make a planned gift, or how to transfer securities or wire funds, please contact Sarah Gaylord in the Mass General Development Office at617-724-9223 or

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