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For Residents & Medical Students

The Department of Neurosurgery's residency program, through North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) and Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJMC), is staffed by a dedicated team of neurosurgeons, neurologists and specialists. Each facility has an Intensive Care unit, including a dedicated 16-bed Neurosurgical ICU at NSUH. These units are staffed by full-time intensivists. With Dr. Michael Schulder, Vice Chair, Neurosurgery and Residency Program Director for ACGME-approved residency training.  Dr. Raj Narayan, Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery and Senior Vice President and Executive Director, Cushing Neuroscience Institute, will lead neurosciences through program expansions and ground-breaking initiatives.

With Dr. Ronald Kanner as Department Chair, the Department of Neurology's adult neurology residency program is considered among the most competitive neurology training programs nationally. Our fellowship programs in clinical neurophysiology and vascular neurology are ACGME accredited and train future leaders in their respective fields. The success of these teaching programs is due, in a large part, to the dedication of our faculty and residents, who are all committed to teaching excellence.

Neurosurgery Grand Rounds are given on Tuesdays, 7:30 am to 8:30 am and are often presented by visiting professors and a variety of other speakers. Case Conference takes place on Fridays, 7:30 am to 8:30 am. Spine, cerebrovascular and pediatrics topics rotate on a weekly basis. Neurology Grand Rounds are given on Fridays, 8:30 am to 9:30 am.

Continuing education

2014 America's Top Doctors®

CNI Physicians Named in 2014 Castle Connolly's America's Top Doctors.

Winners of the 2011 Patients' Choice Awards

2013 Patients' Choice Awards

Cushing Neuroscience Institute Physicians Named as Recipients of the 2013 Patients’ Choice Awards!

CLEAR III Clinical Trials

CLEAR III Clinical Trials

Leadership of CNI's Neurocritical Care Center recognized for their efforts in CLEAR III clinical trials studying brain injury prevention and outcome. Click on the image above for more information.

3D Endoscope

CNI neurosurgeon first on Long Island to use 3-D endoscope for pituitary tumor removal.

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