Education & Training

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Neurosurgery Residency Program

The Yale Neurosurgery Residency Program is committed to training the best and brightest resident physicians to becoming capable, competent, safe neurosurgeons who will be exceptional leaders in our field. 

As resident education is a top priority in our Department, in addition to serving as Department Chair, Dr. Murat Gunel also functions as the Residency Program Director, with Dr. Michael DiLuna as the Associate Program Director. Dr. Gunel and the Department wish to thank Dr. Charles Duncan for his 18 years of service as the Program Director for the residency.

Bio Profile

Michael DiLuna, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery; Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery

Bio Profile

Murat Gunel, MD, FACS, FAHA

Nixdorff-German Professor of Neurosurgery and Professor of Genetics and of Neurobiology