Education : Message from Program Director and Chairman

Message From Program Director & Chair

Thank you for your interest in the Neurosurgical Residency Program at the University of Miami. Our mission has always been to train neurosurgical leaders who are committed to academic excellence and passionate about the field of neurosurgery. Our program provides the tools necessary for long-term success and we take pride in each resident’s career.

Our faculty consists of over 20 internationally recognized surgeons spanning the entire spectrum of neurosurgical care and performing nearly 5,000 cases each year. Our trainees benefit from this high clinical volume and finish with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to meet every neurosurgical challenge. Moreover, the clinical service is supported by a robust research infrastructure, as the Department ranks in the top 5 neurosurgery programs in NIH funding supporting basic science, translational research, and clinical trials. The support for residents driven research is unparalleled and the opportunity to pursue their specific interests and be academically productive is of the utmost importance to our program. Most importantly, our residency is a family, with close bonds of friendship and an atmosphere conducive to education.

The University of Miami Neurosurgical Residency Program has a proud and distinguished tradition in academic neurosurgery. Our philosophy is focused on surgical skills, academic achievement, and leadership development, with our graduates ascending to become prominent members of academic departments and within national neurosurgical societies.
Come join us and become part of the next generation’s leaders in neurosurgery.

RICARDO J. KOMOTAR, MD
PROGRAM DIRECTOR

ALLAN D. LEVI, MD, PHD
PROFESSOR AND CHAIRMAN