Make the most of your elective time to develop expertise in a subspecialty of particular interest or prepare for a fellowship.

Build specialized skills caring for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and peripheral nerve disorders and learn about skin, nerve and muscle biopsy techniques.
Gain additional experience with adult and pediatric electroencephalography (EEG) and evoked potentials (EP) by training in specialized EEG labs and a long-term epilepsy monitoring unit.
Working closely with our expert epileptologists, you will hone your skills in diagnosing and managing pediatric and adult patients with seizure disorders, including intractable epilepsy.
Learn neuro-ophthalmologic examination skills and gain exposure to patients with ocular and optic conditions that accompany neurological conditions, guided by our expert neuro-ophthalmologist.
Our specialized neuroimaging elective allows you to hone your skills and further develop expertise in evaluating and interpreting neuroradiographic studies, guided by our expert neuroimagers.
Gain invaluable experience through this interdisciplinary elective as you are exposed to a variety of neurosurgical and neuro-critical care cases and learn from our expert neurosurgeons and neuro-intensive care physicians.
If you have questions about elective projects and rotations, contact the program director:
Silvestri, Nicholas

Nicholas Silvestri, MD, FAAN

Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, Assistant Dean for Student and Academic Affairs

Office of Medical Education, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 955 Main St. Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 829-2802; Fax: (716) 332-4245

Email: njs6@buffalo.edu