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Neurosurgery Education Programs

Department of Neurosurgery Residency Program 

The mission of University of Colorado School of Medicine 's Neurosurgery Residency Program is to train extraordinary neurosurgeons who will be at the forefront of the field, as skillful surgeons, CU Neurosurgery Residents and Fellowcompassionate caregivers, and academic leaders advancing neurosurgery. The program encompasses a total of seven years with internship, and includes training not only in neurosurgery, but also critical care, interventional neuro-radiology, functional neurosurgery, spinal neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurosurgery, and one dedicated year of neuroscience research. A dedicated staff of neurosurgeons from University Hospital, the Veterans Administration Hospital, Denver Health, and the Children's Hospital Colorado, lead the training in clinical neurosurgery. The faculty's expertise covers a wide range of subspecialties in neurosurgery, and provides excellent training in all aspects of the field, including:   

Neuro-oncology                                                             o Pediatric Neurosurgery
Neurovascular                                                                              Tumors
Stroke                                                                                          Epilepsy
Spine Disorders                                                                            Cranial- Facial
Epilepsy Surgery                                                                           Hydrocephalus
Functional & Movement Disorder Neurosurgery                            Spina bifida
Pituitary Center                                                              o Peripheral Nerve Disorders
o Neuro-Critical Care                                                         o Radiosurgery
o Neuropsychology                                                            o Trauma Care/Central Nervous System Injury
o Pain Management                                                           o Clinical Trials


If you have any questions or would like further information about the Neurosurgery Residency Program, please contact the office at 303-724-2302.

Good luck and thank you for your interest in our Neurological Surgery Residency Program.