Spinal Surgery Fellowship

Our Spinal Surgery Fellowship is a yearlong departmental program that encompasses a full range of spinal surgery with additional opportunities in clinical and basic science research. Our Fellows are trained by surgeons renowned in surgery of the spine with an emphasis on

  • Cervical and lumbar degenerative conditions
  • Fractures, infections, and tumors of the spine
  • Adult and pediatric spinal deformity, including corrective osteotomy
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Minimally-invasive and microscope-assisted techniques
  • Early-onset scoliosis

Spinal Fellowship Faculty

Our Fellows will work closely with faculty to

  • Manage a spinal clinic with faculty support
  • Gain valuable spinal trauma experience at a Level-1 Trauma Unit
  • Participate in a busy surgical spine center
  • Learn injection and interventional physiatry techniques

Fellows see patients in our modern, state-of-the-art Clinton Crossings clinic and perform surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital and Highland Hospital. You will also enjoy the opportunity to become involved in basic and clinical research in our Center for Musculoskeletal Research. Our fellowship begins August 1 each year.

Application Requirements

  • A statement of your interest
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Your Current CV

Submit your completed application by mail to

Jennifer Greer
601 Elmwood Ave. Box 665
Rochester, NY 14642
(voice) 585-275-1733
(fax) 585-756-4726

Related Links

URMC Spine Center