Surgical Neurology Fellowship

Surgical Neurology Fellowship

The Surgical Neurology Branch of NINDS offers a basic, translational and clinical research training program for surgeons committed to a career in academic neurosurgery.

The program is designed to foster the application of basic science research to the development of clinical neurosurgical treatments. Areas of ongoing research in the Branch include studies relating to primary brain tumors, pituitary tumors, syringomyelia, drug delivery to the central nervous system (CNS), development of surgical technology/techniques, and functional neurosurgery (including epilepsy surgery, Parkinson's disease, dystonia, and psychiatric disorders).

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Fellowships are available for ABNS Board certified/eligible neurosurgeons and for residents currently training in ABNS accredited programs. Several junior staff and resident (PGY 2-7) level positions are available each year.

How To Apply:

For more information contact Miroslav “Misha” Backonja, MD, Pain Research Center, NCCIH, at [email protected]

or check out the NINDS intramural website

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  • Published

    Feb 17, 2023

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    Bethesda, Maryland

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