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Brain Tumor and Skull Base Fellowship

Providence Brain and Spine Institute offers one and two-year clinical fellowships in brain tumor and skull base surgery. Applicants should be fully trained in neurosurgery and will receive hands-on training from some of the most experienced multi-disciplinary specialists in the country.

Fellows are encouraged to apply two years prior to starting a fellowship program.


This clinical fellowship provides experience in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of brain and skull base tumors and disorders, including:

  • Meningioma
  • Acoustic Neuroma, with hearing preservation approaches
  • Pituitary tumor, including Cushing’s Disease
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Rathke’s Cleft Cyst
  • Glioma and Glioblastoma
  • Chordoma
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Esthesioneuroblastoma
  • Sinonasal Carcinoma

The fellowship includes the diagnosis, treatment and management using the latest techniques and technologies:

  • Microsurgery
  • Endoscopic Transventricular Surgery
  • Endoscopic Endonasal Skull Base Surgery
  • Awake Craniotomy
  • Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy
  • Advanced Intraoperative Imaging (iMRI and Neuronavigation)
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery (GammaKnife®)
  • Neurotology

Program Goals

This clinical fellowship is primarily focused on providing the fellow extensive experience with neurovascular surgery to enable a successful academic or private practice career.

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Fellowship Director – Pankaj Gore, M.D., Director of Brain Tumor and Skull-Base Surgery at Providence Brain and Spine Institute.

Fellowship Director – Vivek Deshmukh, M.D., Director of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery at Providence Brain and Spine Institute

Contact us to learn more –
Frank Krause, BS, RDCS, FASE
Regional Director, Neurosurgical Fellowship
C: 503-936-0708