UB Neurosurgery Residents Achieve Among Highest Scores on National Board Exam

Residents in the University at Buffalo’s neurosurgery program achieved among the 10 highest scores on the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) primary examination five times over the past 21 years, according to data compiled and released by the ABNS.

UB’s program was one of 14 resident programs nationwide cited by ABNS for achieving among the 10 highest scores on the exam, which is administered each March to residents in accredited neurosurgery residency programs.

“Our excellent ranking is a testament to the exceptional quality of residents that participate in our program,” said Elad Levy, MD, MBA, chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery in UB’s School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, “as well as the innovative research conducted by our faculty and hard work of our entire team at UB Neurosurgery.”

Other programs cited for consistently high scores on the exam included those at the Mayo Clinic, Duke University, Washington University, Stanford University, University of Miami, University at California, San Francisco and more.

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