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From Our Program Director

A Note of Welcome from Residency Program Director James Leiphart, MD, PhD.

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Meet Our Team
Meet Our Team

Clinical Experts Whose Innovative Treatments are Changing Patients' Lives Every Day.

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Programs & Facilities

Check out Our High-Tech Simulation Center, DBS Operating Room and More.

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Resident Life

Get to Know the Areas Where You'll Be Living, Working and Playing.

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Program Information

Application Guidelines, Eligibility Requirements, and ERAS Information.

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What You Need to Know About the Nuts and Bolts of Our Program.

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We invite you to join our Neurosurgical Residency Program at the nationally renowned Inova Fairfax Hospital, located just outside our nation's capital, Washington, DC. Not only will you have access to world-class facilities and physicians, you'll be joining a team committed to optimizing each participant's academic and social experience. 

Under the direction of James W. Leiphart, MD, PhD, Neurosurgeon, our program will provide our students with an outstanding variety of neurosurgical procedures, technologies, and innovation.

This is a comprehensive, seven-year program, fully accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), which provides each resident with thorough grounding in Neurological Surgery as a clinical, surgical, and research discipline. We look forward to sharing with our residents the exciting, life-changing work we do every day in the field of neurosurgery.