The Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) is dedicated to providing compassionate, skilled and state of the art medical care. As a nationally recognized medical center, we continue to experience unprecedented growth and expansion in both the clinical and academic arenas. Our primary mission is to provide helpful and considerate patient care. We also aim to educate and produce highly qualified, ethical and caring future neurosurgeons. Additionally, we strive to advance the field of neurosciences by performing outstanding research.
| Monday Mar 24, 2014 |
The Department of Neurosurgery is very pleased to announce the results of the 2014 Neurosurgery residency match. We have matched our top choices and are very pleased to welcome Dewey Thoms and Clay Samples to our program. This year's applicants and those who were interviewed were superb and extremely qualified. We are very fortunate to have matched so well.
| Friday Feb 28, 2014 |
Congratulations to Dr. Byron Branch on winning first place at the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons for his presentation on minimally invasive spine surgery!One of largest residency programs in the U.S.
| Sunday Feb 9, 2014 |
David F. Jimenez, MD, FACS, professor and chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery and physician with UT Medicine, announced that the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has approved the expansion of the department’s neurosurgery residency program to 17 residents.
“We will have one of the largest residency programs in the country,” Dr. Jimenez said. “Of note, ours is one of only three approved military residency training sites for neurosurgery in the country. We have four military residents currently and a fifth will join us in July.”