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Neurosurgery

Director: Dennis Oh, MD

Location:  Baystate Medical Center, Medical Office Building, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA

Goals

To gain experience in providing medical care to the neurosurgical pediatric and adult patient with a variety of neurologic conditions including trauma, spinal disorders, tumors of the central nervous system, cerebrovascular disease, hydrocephalus and craniofacial deformities.

Objectives

The student will…

  • evaluate patients with a variety of neurological conditions and interpret laboratory and radiographic studies used in the treatment of these disorders.
  • assist in inpatient and emergency department consultation.
  • assist in the operating room with a neurosurgeon.
  • assist with neurological procedures
  • gain experience in the outpatient clinic, icu and patient wards.
  • attend rounds, weekly trauma morbidity and mortality conference and weekly neuroradiology conference.

Other: Please call two weeks in advance to confirm schedule. Telephone: 413-794-4482.  

 

Course Number

 

SNR411-BA-X

 

Duration

 

4 weeks

 

Hours per Week

 

40

 

 

Night Call/Weekends

 

1 night per week.

1 weekend per month.

 

 

Capacity

 

1 student per Block

 


Alternate Dates

Available

 

Yes, at discretion of

the Director

 


Transportation

Required

 

No


On-Campus Housing

 

Available on a first-come, first-served basis

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Medicine and Surgery Clerkships.

 

If you would like to apply for this elective, please refer to Application Process.

Questions?

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