Observational and Research Spine Surgery Fellowship

We offer a three-month, non-clinical, minimally invasive spinal surgery and navigation research fellowship, under the direction of Dr. Roger Härtl, neurological surgery professor and chief of spinal surgery and neurotrauma at Och Spine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

This fellowship provides the opportunity for observation of our spinal team, specializing in advanced, minimally invasive surgical treatment techniques for a wide range of spinal conditions, including:

  • Herniated discs.
  • Spinal stenosis.
  • Spinal compression fractures.
  • Scoliosis.
  • Ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Radiculopathy.
  • Spondylolisthesis.
Dr. Roger Härtl


We typically recruit candidates for this fellowship one year or more in advance of the start date. Fellowships typically run March-May, June-August, September-November and December-February.

For more information about the fellowship, or to apply, contact Dr. Roger Härtl: (212) 746-2152.

Neurological Surgery 525 E. 68th St., Starr 651, Box 99 New York, NY 10065