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Founded in 1959, our program prepares residents for distinguished careers in academia and in private practice. 

Our department is a national leader in clinical care and research. In 2023-24, U.S. News & World Report ranked The University of Kansas Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties — Neurology ranked No. 25. The KU Alzheimer's Disease Center is one of 31 national centers designated by the National Institute on Aging. Our Parkinson's disease center is a National Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence, one of only 33 in the United States. Our department has a NIH-sponsored Clinical and Translational Science Unit, an NIH-funded Alzheimer's Disease Center and additional NIH and PCORI funding.

Preparing residents for distinguished careers through the best possible training experiences.

With more than 50 dedicated faculty, we have expertise in all the neurology subspecialties. Link: Faculty roster

Meet our Faculty

Our commitment to providing a top-notch educational experience includes training in a variety of care settings.


Already accomplished physicians, our residents are working hard to become excellent neurologists.

Meet our Residents
"Residents can be confident they are coming to a place with state-of-the-art care and they are going to interact with faculty who are really interested in delivering the best care possible. If you want to live in a very nice city with lots to do and work in an environment where people are happy, this is the place to come."

Explore our Program!

If you're looking for a well-rounded training experience in a Midwestern city with lots to do, check us out.

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KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Neurology
Mailstop 2012
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-6970
Fax: 913-588-6965