Our newest Stereotactic and Functional Fellow, Brice Kessler, MD, will join us on July 1st. Dr. Kessler completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC, in 2021. 

Stereotactic and Functional CAST Fellowship, 1-year program

The Stereotactic and Functional Fellowship will provide an intensive surgical experience in all areas of functional and stereotactic neurosurgery, combined with collaborative clinical and didactic training in neurology, psychology, psychiatry, neurophysiology, and radiology.

Endovascular Neurosurgery CAST Fellowship, 1- or 2-year program

The Neuroradiology Department at the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute in conjunction with the Department of Neurosurgery offers a CAST (Committee on Advanced Subspecialty Training) certified fellowship in Neurointerventional Surgery or Endovascular Neurosurgery. The duration of the fellowship is one to two years depending on the applicant’s previous training and experience.

Salary for Academic Year 2021-2022: varies by PGY, according to the salary and benefits guidelines.

Licensure - all fellows must apply for a West Virginia Medical License or Educational Training Permit as soon as possible after matching with the fellowship program.


All fellows are required to be currently certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Advanced Trauma Life Support. Courses are provided by WVU Hospitals.

West Virginia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.