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Qualified applicants for the Complex Spinal Neurosurgery Fellowship have graduated from either an AOA or ACGME-accredited neurosurgery residency program or have completed a year of clinical training in the United States after graduating from a foreign neurosurgical residency program.
This one-year spine fellowship is comprised of clinical training and research in the Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory studying the mechanical behavior of the spine in its normal condition and after injury, disease, or surgical interventions. Fellows are expected to participate in both of these areas. The fellowship is accredited by the Society of Neurological Surgeons and accepts 2 fellows a year.
To specialize and develop advanced knowledge and technical skills in the management of patients with complex spine disorders as well as prepare for academic careers and consultative services related to spinal injuries and disease.
Spine fellows become an integral part of the Division of Neurosurgery and are to actively participate in the training and education of residents and medical students. Fellows will work on the clinical neurosurgery service, take junior attending call and in the outpatient clinic managing and treating all disorders of the spine including degenerative, neoplastic, trauma and infections.
To learn more about the spine fellowship at Barrow Neurological Institute, call 602.406.3181.