Education & Training

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.

  • Murat Gunel

    Nixdorff-German Professor of Neurosurgery and Professor of Genetics and of Neuroscience; Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Chief, Neurosurgery, Yale New Haven Health System; Chair, Perioperative Executive Leadership Committee; Director, Residency Program; Member, National Academy of Medicine; Co-Director, Yale Program on Neurogenetics