When most people think about neurosurgery, the first thing that comes to mind is a complex medical procedure with high risks of disability or even death. Yet, most surgeries to the central and peripheral nervous system are not life-or-death cases. However, the choice of a neurosurgeon largely determines how well a surgery goes. Therefore, a patient must request the right neurosurgeon to increase the chances of a successful procedure. The following are some critical attributes to look for in a neurosurgeon.