Department of Neurosurgery

Penn Neurosurgery's educational programs include residency and fellowship opportunities in specific subspecialties, medical student programs, and post-doctoral research positions. Medical students from outside institutions who wish to spend time on the clinical service should complete the School of Medicine application and contact the residency coordinator, Susan Small, at susan.small@uphs.upenn.edu or 215-615-4390 for details on this process.

  • Residency

    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.

  • Fellowships

    Penn Neurosurgery occasionally offers additional post-residency training in select neurosurgery subspecialty areas.

  • Faculty

    Faculty within Penn Medicine's Department of Neurosurgery are highly trained in their particular subspecialty in addition to carrying out routine neurosurgical procedures.

  • Leadership

    Penn Neurosurgery is led by a strong team that includes a department chair, entity chairs, vice chairs and directors.

  • Online Resources

    Links and resources for residents in Penn Neurosurgery.

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