Essentials of Training


Electives

Movement Disorders

Movement Disorders Faculty. Kaufmann Clinic, VA Clinic, Tourette’s Clinic at Children’s Hospital

Neurovestibular

Dr. Joseph Furman. Vestibular Disorders Clinic at Eye and Ear Hospital

Headache

Dr. Robert Kaniecki. Department of Neurology Headache Center

Neurooncology

Dr. Frank Lieberman. Hillman Cancer Center/UPMC Shadyside

EMG/neuromuscular

Dr. David Lacomis and neuromuscular faculty. EMG laboratories at Presbyterian and Montefiore Hospitals. Kaufmann Clinic.

Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology

Dr. Rock Heyman and MS faculty. Kaufmann Clinic.

EEG

Dr. Gena Ghearing and EEG faculty. EEG laboratories, Presbyterian University Hospital.

Neuropathology

Dr. Clayton Wiley and neuropathology faculty. Neuropathology Laboratories, Presbyterian University Hospital.

Sleep Medicine

Drs. Simin Khavandgar, Erek Lam and Joseph Diamond.

Neuro-ophthalmology

Dr. Islam Zaydan (neurology) Dr. Gabrielle Bonhomme (ophthalmology). Neuroophthalmology Clinic, Eye and Ear Hospital.

Neuroradiology

Dr. Charles Branstetter and neuroradiology faculty. Neuroimaging Department, Presbyterian University Hospital

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

This is a required two week rotation. The resident divides time between inpatient rehabilitation services and various outpatient clinics, including brace clinic, spasticity clinic and the center for assistive technology, which emphasizes technological adaptive equipment.

Pain Medicine

Pain medicine faculty. UPMC Pain Center. UPMC Acute Pain Service, Presbyterian and Montefiore Hospital.

Psychiatry

Psychiatry Faculty. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.

Neurophysiologic Monitoring (Intraoperative)

Dr. Partha Thirumala, Operating Suite, Presbyterian University Hospital

Concussion

Neuropsychology Department.