University of Nebraska Medical Center

Stereotactic and Functional Fellowship

Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery is a robust sub-specialty offering within the context of a busy and growing multi-specialty department. The UNMC Department of Neurosurgery is a 2-resident per year program, with three training sites, and there is currently ample operative volume in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery for all levels of training.

We offer a one year stereotactic and functional neurosurgery fellowship that is accredited by CAST (Committee on Accreditation of Subspecialty Training).

Applicants must have graduated from a Neurosurgery Residency Training Program. To apply, please provide the following:

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

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

Fellowship Faculty

Nancy A. Keegan and Donald R. Voelte Jr. Chair in Neurosurgery
Inaugural Chair, UNMC Department of Neurosurgery
Professor, UNMC Department of Neurosurgery
Co-Director of the Neurosciences Services, Nebraska Medicine

Assistant Professor, UNMC Department of Neurosurgery

Olga Taraschenko, MD, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences
Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program

Miguel Situ-Kcomt, MD

Assistant Professor, Movement Disorders
Department of Neurological Sciences

Lakshman Arcot Jayagopal, MD

Assistant Professor, Epilepsy & Multiple Sclerosis
Department of Neurological Sciences

Associate Professor, UNMC Department of Neurosurgery
Neurosurgery Director, MEG Center, Nebraska Medicine