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Department of Neurosurgery
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Pediatric Neurosurgical Training at Texas Children's Hospital

A one-year clinical training in Pediatric Neurosurgery beginning July 1 of each year is available to qualified applicants. This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pediatric Neurosurgical Fellowships and by the Committee on Subspecialty Training of the Society of Neurological Surgeons. Trainees are selected through the regular process managed by the Fellowship Match for Neurological Surgery (San Francisco Matching Programs).

Applicants must have completed an accredited residency in neurological surgery and be eligible for examination and certification by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

The Pediatric Neurosurgery Service at Texas Children’s Hospital is an entirely hospital-based academic pediatric neurosurgical practice. The curriculum for this training program was designed to meet all of the requirements for successfully undergoing examination and achieving certification by the American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery and to prepare the trainee for entrance into academic medicine.

2013-2014 Instructor
Christina Sayama, M.D.

2012-2013 Fellow
Sudhakar Vadivelu, D.O.

2011-2012 Fellow
Jerome Boatey, M.D.

2010-2011 Fellow
Steven Hwang, M.D.

2009-2010 Fellow
Daniel Fulkerson, M.D.

2008-2009 Fellow
Ernesto Coscarella, M.D.

2007-2008 Fellow
Keyne K. Johnson, M.D.

For additional information regarding the Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship, please contact:

Texas Children's Hospital
Pediatric Neurosurgery
6701 Fannin, Suite 1230.01
Houston, Texas, USA 77030

Phone: 832-822-3950 Fax: 832-825-9333

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