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Neurotology Fellowship

A two-year, ACGME-accredited Neurotology Fellowship is available every other year through the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine. The first fellow in the program started in July 2022.

The fellow will master surgical approach during the first year and progress to tumor removal and cranial nerve conservation surgery during the second year. The interdisciplinary approach of the fellowship program to patient care offers a range of experiences for the learner, from neurotology cases in the operating room to practical experience with patients undergoing vestibular testing to empirical audiological training. A strong emphasis will be placed on the fellow’s role as a future educator, through interactions with otolaryngology residents and medical students.

Fellows also will participate in various research opportunities, including the chance to pursue a two-year research project in any area of the fellow’s choosing.

Current Fellow

Evan Cumpston, MS, MD

University of Colorado at Denver

Fellowship start date: July 2022
Residency: University of Texas San Antonio, 2017-2022

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The target date to apply for the next fellowship cycle in July 2024 is in June 2023 through SF Match. Registration opens in January 2023.

Program director
23096-Nelson, Rick

Rick F. Nelson, MD, PhD

Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

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Neurotology Faculty
12192-Yates, Charles

Charles W. Yates, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

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