Interested in pursuing a meaningful career as a neurologist? We'll train you.
Our forward-thinking residency program prepares excellent physicians and innovative researchers specializing in neurology. We offer a comprehensive training experience at a world-class academic medical center in a vibrant Midwestern city.
Our complement of 26 residents is taught and mentored in general neurology and a broad range of subspecialties by our dedicated faculty based at our main campus and affiliate training facilities located in Kansas City and the surrounding area. We also build in eight months of elective time in PGY-2, -3 and -4 for residents to develop their own areas of interest.
KU Medical Center partners with The University of Kansas Health System to offer a diverse training experience.
- The University of Kansas Health System’s clinical neurosciences program, which includes neurology and neurosurgery, is consistently nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.
- The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center is one of 33 Parkinson’s Foundation's Centers of Excellence in the nation and one of 47 worldwide.
- The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center is the only Level 4 center in the state of Kansas accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Center.
- We are certified as an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center, which is the highest designation awarded by The Joint Commission.
- Our University of Kansas Center for Multiple Sclerosis includes patient care, research and the MS Achievement Center, one of six unique programs in the nation offering support for people with progressed MS.
- We also offer training experiences in other specialties such as neuromuscular medicine (numerous multidisciplinary clinics), Alzheimer's disease/dementia, neurocritical care and sleep.
Our strong commitment to research includes:
- An annual Research Day showcasing research projects and studies developed by residents and fellows in collaboration with faculty mentors
- Ongoing studies and clinical trials in a variety of subspecialty areas
- Our University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center is one of 31 national centers designated by the National Institute on Aging
- One of the largest neuromuscular research clinical trial units in North America
- Frontiers Clinical and Translational Science Institute, supported by a five-year, $25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health
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Residency program leadership
Mamatha Pasnoor, M.D., FAAN
Professor and Residency Program Director
Gary Gronseth, M.D., FAAN
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology
Senior Residency Coordinator