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Subspecialty Training & Fellowships (CAST)

Committee on Advanced Subspecialty Training

The Committee on Advanced Subspecialty Training (CAST) functions under and is responsible to the Council of The Society of Neurological Surgeons. CAST is responsible for accreditation of subspecialty training fellowships and subspecialty certification of fellows in neurosurgery and for development and updating of subspecialty training requirements.  

About CAST




CAST Committee Members

Timeline - Review Cycle

CAST Accreditation of Fellowship Programs

CAST offers accreditation of fellowship programs in the following subspecialties:

Neurocritical Care

Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery

Neuroendovascular Surgery

Spinal Neurosurgery

Neurosurgical Oncology

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Peripheral Nerve Neurosurgery

Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery

CAST Certification of Individuals

CAST offers certification for individuals in the following subspecialties:

Neurocritical Care

Neuroendovascular Surgery

For any correspondence or questions contact the CAST Office:

Michelle Ashley Matthews
1200 State Street Suite 3300
Department of Neurosurgery
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 226-7421


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