About the Program


The Neuroanesthesia Fellowship is a 12-month program (July 1 - June 30) and an optional six-month program is also offered. One position is available each year. The fellowship provides training in the perioperative management of patients undergoing neurological surgery, including intracranial vascular and nonvascular surgeries, complex spine procedures, minimally invasive surgeries and endovascular procedures, among others.

The fellowship, under the leadership of Sergio Bergese, MD, who serves as director of the Neuroanesthesia Fellowship, offers a comprehensive and diverse opportunity to train at a world-class medical center.

Basic Curriculum


The fellowship consists of a 12-month or six-month program:
  • 80 percent clinical
  • 20 percent research

Prerequisites


  • Graduates of medical schools outside the United States and Canada should hold a valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
  • Applicants must be eligible for either a training certificate or a permanent medical license as granted by the state medical board of Ohio
  • Application materials from the eligible fellowship candidates are reviewed by the program coordinator, program director and CT anesthesia director

Application Process


To apply, submit an application (PDF) to Taylor Stein at Taylor.Stein@osumc.edu.

Past Fellows

2016 - 2017

Laura Puertas Ocio, MD

2015 - 2016

Michelle Humeidan, MD

2014 - 2015

Suren Soghomonyan, MD
Brian Dishong, MD
David Yehsakul, MD

2013 - 2014

Lakshmi Kurnutala, MD
Residency: New York Methodist Hospital

2012 - 2013

Rashmi Vandse, MD
Residency: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

2012 - 2013

Wiebke Ackerman, MD
Residency: The Pennsylvania State University
   
Gurneet Sandhu, MD
Residency: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

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