Department and Faculty
The Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic is a highly integrated, collaborative department of adult and pediatric neurologists who specialize in the research, diagnosis and treatment of more than 500 conditions and diseases affecting the nervous system.
The Neurology Residency Program faculty is comprised of Mayo Clinic specialists, who are committed to patient care, education and research in their daily practices. You will have direct access to these individuals throughout your training.
Each of the more than 70 neurology department faculty members belongs to a group of neurologic subspecialists, who supply unique clinical and research services to patients and colleagues.
Mayo Clinic's neurological clinical material is rich and varied, offering you the opportunity to see both common and unusual neurological and neurosurgical problems.
The Child and Adolescent Neurology Division is an integral part of the Department of Neurology and comprised of nine full-time members:
- Gesina Keating, M.D.
- Suresh Kotagal, M.D.
- Kenneth F. Mack, M.D., Ph.D.
- Katherine Nickels, M.D.
- Marc Patterson, M.D.
- Deborah Renaud, M.D.
- Duygu Selcen, M.D.
- Matthew Stead, M.D.
- Elaine Wirrell, M.D
Advisors and Mentors
Our graduate education advisory system is designed to provide you with comprehensive educational advice and personal support. You will choose a faculty adviser who will serve as your primary contact and provide you with comprehensive educational advice and personal support throughout your training program. Your advisor will also serve as a contact point, introducing you and your family to Rochester and the Mayo Clinic system.
Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work at noon and/or morning lectures and participate in hospital rounds. You are encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.