This one-year fellowship position at Weill Cornell Medicine entails the evaluation and treatment of patients with brain and spine tumors. The fellow will be appointed at the instructor level and treat patients at our campuses in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The fellow will gain operative and clinical experience in intrinsic brain tumor surgery, awake and asleep brain mapping, microsurgery, open skull base surgery, orbital surgery, keyhole surgery, and endonasal endoscopic surgery. In addition, the fellow will gain experience in LINAC and Gamma Knife radiosurgery platforms. The fellow will also be expected to mentor residents and participate in educational conferences and clinical research.
This position is under the direction of Dr. Rohan Ramakrishna, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Co-Director of the Rhodes Center for Glioblastoma, and Chief of Neurological Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. The fellow will also have operative exposure with Dr. Philip E. Stieg, Dr. Theodore Schwartz, and Dr. Mark Souweidane, among others.
This is a post-residency position. As such the fellow must be fully trained in North America and/or be fully licensed to practice in the United States.