US Neuropathy Centers located in Atlanta, Georgia is pleased to offer a two- week long mini fellowship for 3rd year residents enrolled in an accredited podiatric residency program.  The resident will have the opportunity to observe a wide variety of cases including complex nerve injuries, multiple etiology heel pain syndrome and nerve focal entrapments.

The participant will interact with attending physicians and current fellows.  He/She will have the opportunity to observe a wide variety of cases that often includes: Neurolysis/ Decompression Procedures of the lower limb, Nerve Grafting, Peripheral Nerve Stimulator Implantation, Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Procedures.  Valuable experiences with advances in peripheral nerve surgery and multidisciplinary approaches will also be gained. There are weekly grand rounds where participants will have the opportunity to discuss case management and surgical planning and tailor an individualized treatment plan for patients.

The goals of the Peripheral Nerve Mini-Fellowship experience are:

  • To become familiar with physical examination and diagnosis of patients with peripheral nerve pathology
  • To become familiar with the evaluation and treatment of patients with peripheral nerve pathology
  • Introduction to Peripheral Nerve Surgery Concepts
  • Participants will be required to present and submit a case study at the end of the two weeks for successful completion of the program
  • Participants from this program will be highly considered for the incoming class of US Neuropathy Centers sponsored Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons Accredited Fellowship
Mini-Fellowship Program at US Neuropathy Centers

Faculty

This fellowship will be taught by the US Neuropathy Centers Faculty

Course material will be provided to each participant.

Application Process

Applications must be submitted  no later than 6 weeks prior to the expected start date. Notification of acceptance will be made 4 weeks prior to the start date. Candidates must submit a cover letter, CV, two letters of reference and a professional photograph.

Requirements

The following documents are required to complete your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • US Neuropathy Centers Mini- Fellowship Application
  • Professional photograph
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of recommendation from Residency Director
  • Letter of recommendation from Surgical Faculty Member

*Surgical Loupes are recommended but not required

This is a non-funded program. Participants are responsible for room & board, travel and transportation expenses for the duration of the program.

To Download the Registration Application please click here.