Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Department of Neurological Surgery

Educational Programs


Residency Program

The Department of Neurological Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital builds on a storied history – in the late 19th century, W.W. Keen performed the first successful brain tumor resection here at Jefferson Medical College – and now is one of the leading neurosurgical centers in the country. The neurosurgery residency training program at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital prides itself in training excellent academic and clinical neurosurgeons, by offering residents a broad exposure to a large and diverse number of operative procedures spanning the breadth of neurosurgery.