Pediatric Neurosurgery Associates at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and in the Emory University School of Medicine Department of Neurosurgery offer a one-year Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship Program at one of the leading pediatric neurosurgery centers in the Southeast. 

Fellows treat patients using the latest diagnostic technology, including intra-operative MRI (iMRI), dense array electroencephalogram (EEG) and gamma knife technology. 

Children’s is one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country, as ranked by Parents magazine and U.S. News & World Report. The fellowship provides specialized training through the Children’s Neurosciences Program, including:

Fellows are exposed to a large volume of operative cases, including:

  • Congenital malformations
  • Vascular malformations
  • Craniofacial malformations
  • Head injuries
  • Brain and spinal cord tumors
  • Spasticity

This experience allows for the evaluation of different approaches to patient management. Each neurosurgeon sees 30 to 50 patients during a typical office day. Fellows are fully engaged in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of children.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University: A historic partnership of pediatric excellence

Children's and Emory historical image

In 1956, the Board of Trustees for both Emory University and Egleston Hospital signed an agreement to make Egleston a first-rate teaching hospital

Children’s is one of the largest freestanding healthcare systems in the country. Emory is one of the nation’s leading research universities. Together, the two share a passion for pediatric innovation and advancements. In 1956, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Egleston Hospital and Emory University first established a pediatric teaching relationship. This relationship has developed to facilitate leading-edge pediatric research, training and innovation.

Children’s and Emory University School of Medicine partner together on pediatric residency and fellowship training programs as well as the management and execution of clinical trials. Discoveries in Emory’s research laboratories are translated into lifesaving treatments at Children’s. Emory and Children’s share a unique employment agreement; more than 400 physicians hold titles at both independent institutions.

National Honors from U.S. News & World Report

Children’s ranks among the nation’s top pediatric hospitals on the U.S. News & World Report list of “Best Children’s Hospitals.” The report ranks hospitals for excellence in outcomes, program structure and national reputation in 10 pediatric specialty areas.

Our Awards

Why Atlanta?

In addition to our unique neighboring pediatric partners, Atlanta is full of diverse communities, walkable neighborhoods, a thriving arts and culture scene, and plenty of green spaces and sunny weather—it’s pretty easy to fall in love with our charming city.

Make Atlanta Home

Barun Brahma, MD, Program Director

Why Children's?

We manage one million patient visits annually at three hospitals, Marcus Autism Center, the Center for Advanced Pediatrics, urgent care centers and neighborhood locations.

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The primary emphasis of this fellowship is obtaining strong clinical skills and conducting clinical research. There are additional laboratory and other research opportunities through Emory University. Learn more about neurosciences research at Children’s.

As instructors with the Emory University School of Medicine Department of Neurosurgery, fellows serve in a supervisory and educational role for residents and medical students rotating through the clinics and programs.

The Accreditation Council for Pediatric Neurosurgical Fellowships (ACPNF) requires all applicants to have a Doctor of Medicine and complete an accredited neurosurgical residency program. Candidates must be board-eligible or board-certified neurosurgeons who are licensable in Georgia.

Call 415-447-0350 to register, or register online with the San Francisco Matching Program.

Applicants must submit:

  1. A personal statement
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Three letters of reference

Send your application documents to Michele Ellis, Practice Operations Coordinator.

For more information about our fellowship program, contact:

Michele Ellis
Practice Operations Coordinator
Pediatric Neurosurgery Associates at Children’s
5461 Meridian Mark Road NE, Suite 540
Atlanta, GA 30342