One of the largest and most progressive neurosurgical departments in the United States, the IU School of Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery is comprised of faculty educators with expertise across the full spectrum of brain, spine and nerve care. Together, these neurosurgeons are advancing the health of adults and children with neurosurgical disorders by providing comprehensive and compassionate care in a collaborative environment of healing, teaching and discovery.
Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine, one of the nation’s largest private neurosurgery practices, operates the day-to-day functions of the IU School of Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery, serving as teaching faculty, administering the residency program, and supporting full academic pursuits, including clinical and basic science research programs.
Neurological Surgery Residency Program
Residents in the IU School of Medicine Neurological Surgery program are trained by experienced faculty who publish research results from clinical trials and independent clinical investigations in multiple peer-reviewed biomedical journals each year. Applicants to the program should have a minimum USMLE Step 1 Board score of 230. All residents must publish one paper annually. Graduates of this seven-year residency program are prepared for a broad range of career options and have a foundation for demonstrating excellence in the field of Neurological Surgery. Many of the program’s recent graduates were offered faculty positions in some of the nation’s top neurosurgery programs or transitioned into private practices.