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Skull Base Surgery Fellowship

Fellowship in Skull Base Surgery

Skull base surgery residents fellows

The skull base fellow is appointed for one to two years. The fellow will participate in the clinical diagnosis, pre-operative assessment, intraoperative participation, and postoperative management of patients with skull base lesions including complex tumors at the base of the skull, complex aneurysms located at the cranial base, and head and neck cancer (along with the ENT Division of the Department of Surgery).

Fellowship Information

William Couldwell, MD, PhD

Fellowship Director

Currently Accepting Applications: Our Skull Base fellowship position has been filled until 2025-2026, however we will continue accepting applications and conduct interviews on a rolling basis for 2026-2027 and beyond.

Application Process: Contact the Academic Program Manager, Joanne Kamahele (, 1-3 years in advance, with your CV and completed Skull Base Surgery Fellowship Application

Other Details:

  • Salary/Benefits: Please see the UUH GME website for details
  • Accreditation: CAST approved 
  • Program Length: 1-2 years
  • Location/Campus: University of Utah Hospital, Huntsman Cancer Institute
  • Start of Program: July 1
  • Number of Fellows per Year: 1-2

Clinical Lectures & Didactics: The fellow will be involved with teaching of residents at all levels and will participate in the skull base conference where cases are presented for discussion and management with ENT and neuroradiology. The fellow is also expected to be involved in both a retrospective analysis and a prospective study in the various disease processes that involve the cranial base.

Contact Us

Academic Program Manager

Joanne Kamahele
Phone: 801-581-5584
Fax: 801-581-4385

Department of Neurosurgery

Phone: 801-581-6908
University of Utah Health Care
Clinical Neurosciences Center
175 North Medical Drive East
Salt Lake City, UT 84132