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Education & Training

Neurological Surgery Residency Education & Training

Training the next generation of neurosurgeons through robust educational opportunities is a critical component of the mission of the Department of Neurological Surgery at Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. Our faculty provides comprehensive neurosurgical education, including extensive clinical training in all major subspecialties of neurosurgery. Focused on expert neurosurgical knowledge and clinical expertise, we prepare our residents for a successful and rewarding career in neurosurgery.

Components of the Neurosurgical Residency Program include:

Training Sites

Our residents obtain clinical experiences at two leading medical centers and multiple affiliated community hospitals.

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Neurosurgical Surgical Skills Lab

The Department of Neurological Surgery at Case Western Reserve University/UH Cleveland Medical Center has pioneered a surgical skills laboratory for teaching and simulation of operative cases.

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Surgical Rehearsal Platform

Neurosurgeons at University Hospitals have also helped develop a surgical rehearsal simulator that allows for interactive run-throughs of brain surgeries prior to complex procedures, such as microsurgery for clipping brain aneurysms.

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