Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship
The Vanderbilt Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship is a one-year experience. One position is offered annually. The Vanderbilt Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship is offered through the San Francisco (SF) Match Program and the American Rhinologic Society.
The fellowship offers a unique opportunity to build strong collegial relationships across multiple Vanderbilt specialties, including allergy, immunology, and ophthalmology. The Vanderbilt Rhinology and Skull Base program also provides fellows with a diversity of cases, with more than 20% of the patient population coming to Vanderbilt from out of state.
- Rakesh K. Chandra, MD
- Naweed I. Chowdhury, MD
- David T. Kent, MD
- Paul T. Russell III, MD
- Timothy H. Trone, MD
- Justin H. Turner, MD, PhD
- Sarah H. Taylor, APRN
- Holly Budnick, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
The Vanderbilt Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship curriculum provides extensive training in the medical-surgical management of sinonasal disorders and a comprehensive skull base experience. The program also works closely with the Vanderbilt Sinus and Allergy Program (VASAP) to offer a unified airway approach to chronic rhinosinusitis and the Vanderbilt Smell and Taste Center further enriches the clinical and academic experience..
In addition, fellows are clinical instructors at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, giving them experience and leadership in the academic setting. Fellows are also given surgical privileges at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and the VA Hospital.