Musculoskeletal/Spine Fellowship

The purpose of the one year Musculoskeletal/Spine Fellowship to provide training in the advanced diagnosis and comprehensive management of acute and chronic musculoskeletal/spine disease. 

The Marc A. Asher, MD Spine Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center is a brand new 23,000 square foot multidisciplinary facility with on-site clinics, imaging (ultrasound, x-ray, CT and MRI), electrodiagnostics lab, therapy gym and surgery center.  The fellow will work and learn in this dynamic environment under the guidance of the program director and its many faculty.  Faculty include specialists from PM&R, Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurosurgery and Anesthesia.  The fellow will be exposed to a broad range of procedures and fluoroscopic-guided percutaneous interventions.  Additionally, the fellow will have an integral role in education through interactions with residents and medical students, and by contributing to and organizing aspects of the regular didactic program, spine indications conference and cadaver lab sessions.  The fellowship fosters clinical research and the fellow is expected to publish in a peer reviewed journal.  Basic science research opportunities are available through interdisciplinary efforts for those interested.

Position(s) begin training July 1 of each academic year.  Applications are due June 15 the preceding year.  Fellows will receive Clinical Instructor faculty appointments with a stipend included.  Fellows must be eligible for a Kansas license and be Board Certified or Board eligible in PM&R prior to beginning the Fellowship. This one-year fellowship is non-ACGME accredited. 

View a complete position description and apply on-line only, or go to and search for position M0204401.



For additional information please contact:

Raj Mitra, M.D.
Professor and Chairman, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
c/o Raymond Franklin, Administrator
tel 913-588-6776, email
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Last modified: Apr 03, 2015