Education & Training

Fellowships & Clinical Instructorships


The Stanford Neuro-Oncology Fellowship program offers one- to two-year training periods for candidates who have completed an adult or pediatric neurology or pediatric oncology training and have attained the qualifications necessary to sit for their respective specialty board examination. We will also consider applicants who have completed training in medical oncology, neurosurgery, or radiation oncology on a case-by-case basis.

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Neurosurgical Oncology and Radiosurgery 

The Stanford Department of Neurosurgery has one of the largest programs in Stereotactic RadiosurgeryNeurosurgical Oncology, and Neurogenetics in the country. The department pioneered CyberKnife radiosurgery. We offer multiple positions as Clinical Instructor in Neurosurgery in the field of Neurosurgical Oncology and Radiosurgery.

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Skull Base Surgery

The neurosurgical skull base fellowship at Stanford is a one- or two-year training program designed to prepare individuals for successful academic careers in cranial neurosurgery. We offer a high-volume tertiary clinical experience covering all aspects of advanced neuro-oncology, skull base and pituitary surgery. 

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Upcoming Training Courses

Innovations in Endoscopic Endonasal Skull Base Surgery

Hands-on Course, Live Surgery & Immersive 3D Lectures

AUGUST 2-5, 2023 at Stanford Medicine Campus

Course Directors

  • Juan C. Fernandez-Miranda, MD
  • Peter H. Hwang, MD
  • Zara M. Patel, MD
  • Jayakar V. Nayak, MD