Spine Surgery Fellowship (Minnesota)
The goal of this ACGME accredited fellowship is to provide board eligible graduates of orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery training programs with a well-rounded experience involving all aspects of spinal surgery.The fellowship offers exposure to a wide range of spine pathology and surgical techniques including anterior and posterior decompression, instrumentation and microsurgery at all levels of the spine. Clinical responsibilities will be divided among the five staff spinal surgeons. The fellow will assume progressive responsibility in the preoperative assessment, surgical care, postoperative management, and follow-up evaluation of patients. Clinical and basic science research opportunities are available and are encouraged. Fellows are required to produce at least one peer-reviewed publication during their tenure and to actively participate in the education of residents. The fellowship will be one year in duration.