Neurosurgery Resident Alumni
Neurosurgery alumni at an alumni dinner

Resident Alumni

Learn where our recent Department of Neurosurgery residency graduates have gone next in their careers.

All of U-M Medical School Department of Neurosurgery residents pursue advanced fellowship training with a fifteen-year fellowship acceptance rate of 100%. All of our graduates become faculty at academic institutions or go on to careers in private practice, with most of our residents pursuing academic careers.

Class of 2023
Neurosurgery residency class of 2023
Neurosurgery residency class of 2022 Class of 2022
  • Amy Bruzek, MD, MS - Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Children's Minnesota
  • Siri Sahib S. Khalsa, MD - Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Spine Division, The Ohio State University
  • Matthew Willsey, MD, PhD, MEng - Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin and Visiting Instructor at the Neural Prosthetics Translational Lab, Stanford University
Neurosurgery residency class of 2021 Class of 2021
  • David Altshuler, MD, MS - Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery & Otolaryngology, University of Michigan
  • Yamaan Saadeh, MD - Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery & Director, University of Michigan Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Program
Neurosurgery residency class of 2020 Class of 2020
  • Todd Hollon, MD - Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery. University of Michigan and Affiliate Assistant Professor, Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics & Michigan Institute for Data Science
  • Jay Nathan, MD - Neurosurgeon, Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine
  • Brandon Smith, MD, MS - Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology, Duke University
Neurosurgery residency class of 2019 Class of 2019
  • Jacob R. Joseph, MD - Director of CNS Trauma, Adult Neurosurgery, Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery & Emergency Medicine, and Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, Kinesiology, University of Michigan
  • Luis Savastano, MD, PhD - Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco
  • David (Drew) Wilkinson, MD - Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Map of where Neurosurgery fellowship graduates have gone in their careers