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Department of Neurosurgery

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Residency Program

The Penn Neurosurgery Residency Program is fully accredited by ACGME and committed to training future leaders in the field to be outstanding clinicians, active investigators and experienced educators.

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Department of Neurosurgery Appoints a New Chair

Penn Medicine is proud to welcome Daniel Yoshor, MD as Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery in the Perelman School of Medicine and Vice President of Clinical Integration and Innovation for the Health System. Dr. Yoshor is a nationally recognized neurosurgeon and neuroscientist. He graduated from medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, followed by a residency at Baylor College of Medicine and a fellowship in brain tumor and epilepsy surgery and brain mapping at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Yoshor’s Penn appointment takes effect July 1.

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About Us

Penn Neurosurgery provides outstanding patient care, exceptional medical training and conducts the latest research for all conditions of the nervous system.


Meet the faculty of the Department of Neurosurgery.

Clinical Care

Penn Neurosurgery offers clinical programs of excellence for every subspecialty of disorders of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system.

Education and Training

Penn Neurosurgery offers educational programs for those pursuing residency and fellowship opportunities and post-doctoral research positions.


Penn Neurosurgery research offers innovative opportunities in a variety of areas including, neuro-oncology, stroke, peripheral nerve, spinal cord injury and cranial base surgery.

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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
3 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 662-3487