Neurological Surgery Residency Program

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Neurosurgical Residency Program

We invite you to join our Neurosurgical Residency Program at the nationally renowned Inova Fairfax Hospital, located just outside our nation's capital, Washington, DC. Not only will you have access to world-class facilities and physicians, you'll be joining a team committed to optimizing each participant's academic and social experience. 

Under the direction of James W. Leiphart, MD, PhD, Neurosurgeon, our program will provide our students with an outstanding variety of neurosurgical procedures, technologies and innovation.

This is a comprehensive, seven-year program, fully accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), which provides each resident with thorough grounding in Neurological Surgery as a clinical, surgical and research discipline. We look forward to sharing with our residents the exciting, life-changing work we do every day in the field of neurosurgery.


About Neuroscience at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

Located just outside our nation's capital in Fairfax County, VA, the Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute is a regional leader in the diagnosis, treatment and research of complex neurological conditions involving the brain, spine and peripheral nervous system. Our physicians practice within twelve specialized programs.

The Institute is the largest program of its kind in Northern Virginia. Our highly trained and nationally recognized physicians treat a wide range of conditions, including neurotrauma, spine conditions, epilepsy, movement disorders, brain and spinal tumors, memory disorders and stroke and cerebrovascular disease. Our comprehensive research program is committed to the advancement of treatment protocols. Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute employs a multidisciplinary approach so that patients and their families experience expert, coordinated care from diagnosis through rehabilitation. Learn more arrow