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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Endovascular Fellowship

Cerebrovascular and CNS endovascular neurosurgery is comprehensive, established, and thriving subspecialty with in a multi-specialty department. The service includes three cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgeons focused on providing the breadth of endovascular approaches to treat cerebrovascular disease.

The CAST (Committee on Accreditation of Subspecialty Training) certified CNS Endovascular Fellowship at the UNMC Department of Neurosurgery offers a 1 year fellowship. Applicants must meet the completion requirement of 100 supervised diagnostic cerebral angiograms.


Applicants must complete preliminary subspecialty training in one of the following:

Neurosurgeons:

  • Satisfactory completion of a 7-year ACGME approved residency or be enfolded in the post Chief Residency Year
  • Satisfactory participation in all ABNS CC/MOC requirements

Neurologists:

  • Satisfactory completion of an ACGME-accredited neurology residency
  • Satisfactory completion of an ACGME-accredited Vascular Neurology fellowship with at least 3 months in the neurointensive care unit or satisfactory
  • completion of an ACGME, CAST, or UCNS approved Neurocritical Care fellowship
  • Satisfactory participation in all ABNS CC/MOC requirements

Radiologists:

  • Satisfactory completion of an ACGME accredited residency in radiology and completion of Neuroradiology fellowship
  • Satisfactory completion of at least 6 months of clinical service in a neurological surgery, vascular neurology or neurocritical care program prior to entering the final advanced year of NES fellowship
  • Satisfactory participation in all ABR CC/MOC requirements

Please note, performance of at least 200 catheter-based diagnostic and/or interventional cerebral angiographic procedures as primary operator completed during residency, preliminary subspecialty fellowship, or as a separate experience after completion of residency or during the CNS endovascular fellowship.

To apply, please provide the following:

  • CV
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • ECFMG Certificate
  • USMLE Step 3 Score
  • Fellowship Goals
  • Career Goals

Send the above application materials via email to.

To learn more about our Endvascular Fellowship, please e-mail our coordinator or call 402-559-9605.

Fellowship Faculty

Professor, UNMC Department of Neurosurgery
Associate Program Director, UNMC Department of Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Stroke and Neurovascular Center, Nebraska Medicine

Daniel L. Surdell, MD

Professor, UNMC Department of Neurosurgery
Program Director, UNMC Department of Neurosurgery
Co-director, Stroke and Neurovascular Center, Nebraska Medicine

William E. Thorell, MD

Assistant Professor, UNMC Department of Neurosurgery

Nicholas Borg

Assistant Professor, UNMC Department of Neurosurgery

Mithun Sattur, MBBS