Spinal fellows will be exposed to a broad scope of adult and child spine surgery encompassing traumatic and non-traumatic (degenerative, deformity, neoplastic, and infectious) conditions. The Fellowship Program also includes participation in areas of research including basic science, spine fractures, deformity, education, spine surgery as well as clinical outcomes. Although the Clinical Fellowship Program has a predominantly surgical focus, Fellows are involved in all aspects of patient care and research.
The Rehabilitation Centre is one of the facilities of the “Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Ribeirão Preto – USP”. The Rehabilitation Centre is specialized in the physical rehabilitation of people who have experienced a disabling physical illness or injury. The Fellowship Program includes out patient clinic, meetings and lectures at the Rehabilitation Centre, attended by doctors, nurses, physical therapist, social assistant, nutritionist and psychologist.
Spine surgery is performed in two units:
Hospital das Clínicas Campus – elective cases ( degenerative, adult and pediatric deformities , tumors surgery )
Emergency Unit – trauma patients