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NSUR 304A. Neurosurgery Clerkship (SUMC)

Open to Visitors

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Acquaints students with the diagnosis, operative treatment and post-operative care of patients suffering from a wide variety of neurosurgical problems including tumors of the brain and spine, cerebrovascular abnormalities, infection, trauma and congenital abnormalities of the central and peripheral nervous system. Students work closely with the neurosurgical faculty and resident team at SUH and LPCH, evaluating patients in the out-patient clinic and in the hospital. The students observe diagnostic and operative procedures and participate in post-operative care. There are daily teaching rounds, weekly tutorial sessions, and weekly conferences in Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuropathology and Neuroradiology. This clerkship is open both to those pursuing a career in neurosurgery and to others interested in the neurological sciences. Please note: Visiting students must obtain approval from the Department prior to applying for this clerkship. Please email requests to Shanna Selsor at along with your CV and a cover letter.

MED 208 or INDE 206.

Periods Available
1-12, full-time for four weeks. 2 students per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: Meet neurosurgery residents at D2 Pacs Conference Room at 6:00 am.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 2 (voluntary call for emergency cases at night)

Gerald Grant, M.D.

Other Faculty
S. Chang, A. Desai, R. Dodd, J. Ghajar, G. Grant, C. Halpern, O. Harris, M. Hayden-Gephart, J. Henderson, D. Hong, L. Katznelson, G. Li, J. Lifshutz, M. Lee, K. Mahaney, J. Park, J. Ratliff, L. Shuer, H. Singh, S. Skirboll, G. Steinberg, S. Tharin and A. Veeravagu.

Shanna Selsor (650-725-0701), Stanford Cancer Center, Room 2222A.


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