Intraoperative Monitoring

Under the supervision of our departmental chair, you’ll gain increasing sophistication and independence managing the somatosensory evoked potentials of patients undergoing surgery.

You’ll remotely monitor the central nervous system of patients undergoing surgical procedures, including spine surgery. During this rotation, you’ll also gain an in-depth understanding of the software monitoring system we use.


  • about 2-3 surgical patients weekly

Length of Elective

  • 1 module

Patient Population

  • adult surgical patients

Clinical Site

Note: You’ll be based at Buffalo General Medical Center for this elective, but you’ll monitor procedures off-site.