Neurosurgery Residency at The Mount Sinai Hospital

The Neurosurgery Residency Program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai combines patient care, research, and educational training to prepare the world’s future neurosurgeons for outstanding careers in the field.

A nationally recognized leader in neurosurgical training, the Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai provides residents exposure to one of the largest caseloads in New York City across all neurosurgical subspecialties. Drawing on some of our nation’s most highly regarded physicians, we have a proven track record of training exceptional clinical and academic neurosurgeons and are committed to providing a well-rounded and comprehensive curriculum for our residents, spanning three of the health system’s busiest hospitals — The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai West, and NYC Health+Hospitals/Elmhurst.

Residents are vital members of our dynamic health care team, delivering compassionate patient care while advancing medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many communities we serve. We are privileged to offer our diverse residents expansive operative volume and experience in every aspect of modern neurosurgery, including endovascular, peripheral nerve, and functional neurosurgery, while also utilizing the latest technologies and minimally invasive techniques to treat brain tumors, spinal conditions, and pediatric cases. Additionally, we offer residents ample opportunity to engage in NIH-funded research with our world-class faculty members, resulting in high-impact publications that will bolster your research portfolio.

Our goal is to help you explore and develop a career in neurosurgery that incorporates your interests and passions, and we give you the tools you need to succeed in our constantly evolving field. We welcome you to read our brochure and check out the rest of our site to discover how the Neurosurgery Residency Program at Mount Sinai will prepare you for a prosperous and rewarding career in neurosurgery.

Ranked No. 1 in New York State, No. 15 in the U.S.

In NIH funding for Neurosurgery, Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research

No. 9 in the U.S.

The Mount Sinai Hospital, 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals in Neurology & Neurosurgery