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Meet The Faculty

The Comprehensive Adult and Pediatric Spinal Deformity Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix, Arizona, provides a comprehensive overview and exposure to deformity of the adult and child. 

Mayo Clinic's multidisciplinary faculty are from the departments of neurosurgery, radiology, otolaryngology, plastic surgery, and neurology. Academic mentorship and training are emphasized and bolstered by strong collaborations between the department of neurosurgery, Arizona State University, and the Translational Genomics Research Institute.   

Mentors

Your assigned mentor will provide supervision. Responsibilities will include care for patients on the inpatient ward and in the clinic space.

From the director

Jamal McClendon, Jr. M.D.We appreciate your interest in the Comprehensive Adult and Pediatric Spinal Deformity Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix, Arizona. We offer a superb education in the microsurgical, endoscopic, interventional, and radiosurgical management of challenging neurovascular diseases and cranial base pathologies.  

The fellowship focuses on training in cutting-edge techniques as well as decision making and integration of techniques into an effective practice.  

The fellowship also provides training in research methodologies to enhance the foundation for an academic career.   

Jamal McClendon, Jr., M.D.
Comprehensive Adult and Pediatric Spinal Deformity Fellowship Program Director