The Texas Stroke Institute offers a two-year Fellowship in Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology (aka Interventional Neurology). There will be two Fellowship positions (non-ACGME) every year effective July 2010. Neuro-Interventional Fellows will be exposed to:
- Cerebral & Spinal Angiography
- IV & IA Stroke Thrombolysis
- Mechanical Thrombectomy
- Carotid & Intracranial Stenting
- Aneurysm & AVM Embolization
- Brain/Spine Tumor Embolization
- Other procedures of head/neck/spine
Fellows will have an opportunity to use Tele-Stroke for clinical evaluation of stroke and Neuro-Interventional patients in the ER. Presenting research abstracts at national conferences, as well as, submitting research papers to peer-reviewed journals is strongly encouraged. Fellows will be exposed to weekly and monthly educational conferences that will include didactic lectures, clinical case conferences, Neuro-Radiology conferences, and grand rounds.
The Texas Stroke Institute is committed to providing cutting-edge high-quality primary and comprehensive stroke care in this region. This will aid in improving the overall treatment rates, as well as, outcomes for patients with brain-attacks in this Stroke belt. A brochure is available that provides an overview of the Texas Stroke Institute and the Fellowship program.
Interested candidates may send their CV, along with a personal statement, and clearly indicate which year they would like to be considered for starting the Fellowship. Three letters of reference from mentors are required prior to formalizing an interview. For inquiries regarding the Fellowship, please contact us: