Clinical Fellow in Radiosurgery and Neurosurgical Oncology

Stanford University, Department of Neurosurgery
Stanford, California
Nov 25, 2020
Nov 25, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

The Stanford University Department of Neurosurgery has one of the largest programs in Radiosurgery, Neurosurgical Oncology and Neurogenetics in the U.S.A. We offer a broad range of treatments including open surgery, radiosurgery, and other innovative modalities. Stanford pioneered Cyberknife radiosurgery. 

Our Department offers a position as clinical fellow in neurosurgery in the field of Radiosurgery and Neurosurgical Oncology. The clinical fellow is considered a junior member of the Department of Neurosurgery faculty and is required to be able to perform general cranial neurosurgical procedures independently as well as to quickly develop proficiency in all the aspects of radiosurgery, from patient selection to neurosurgical planning and treatment delivery to patient follow-up. The clinical fellow should have a strong commitment to educate neurosurgery residents and to collaborate with our radiosurgery team (including radiation oncologists, physicists, nurses) and with visiting research post-doctoral scholars coming from all around the world. The clinical fellow is encouraged to develop a niche of scientific interest in a topic related to radiosurgery and/ or neurosurgical oncology, with the support of our post-doctoral scholars. We offer several opportunities for collaboration with other medical, surgical, and basic research groups and laboratories at the Stanford University, to support the academic career development of the clinical fellow. 

The proposed start date is July 2022 or July 2023, and the position can be 1 to 3 years long. 


  1. Must hold, or be able to obtain, the "Physician and Surgeon's" license of the Medical Board of California MBC). For requirements, please check the MBC website: If you have questions, please contact the MBC directly by email or phone. 
  2. If the candidate is not a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, J1 visa only can be sponsored.  

Applications are reviewed immediately, and positions are assigned on a competitive basis. 

Please, send your CV and at least 1 letter of recommendation to: 

Steven D. Chang, MD
Robert C. and Jeannette Powell Professor
Vice Chairman Neurosurgery, Strategic Development and Innovation
Co-Director, Stanford Surgical Neuro-Oncology Program
Co-Director, Stanford Cyberknife Program
Department of Neurosurgery and, by courtesy, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Stanford University School of Medicine 

300 Pasteur Dr., Room R-225 Stanford, CA 94305 

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