SchoolSchool of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Neuroanesthesia

Program Description:

Today, the Fellowship  courses  of Neuroanesthesia and Neurointensive care have been established in 0T many centers around the world. Our understanding of neuroscience is steadily increased and inevitably lea d to changes in our practice in this area. It is expected that all service providers have the same understanding of physiology, pharmacology, and anatomy of the central nervous system in order to provide their services in this specialized area in a way that patients enjoy the maximum benefit. Management of anesthesia is more important in some  neurosurgeries. Therefore, specific individuals 01T must be trained for this purpose to minimize the medical errors during the surgery. 


Neuroanesthesia fellowship is a branch of anesthesiology 0T in which the graduates are  involved in preparation of patients before surgery, anesthetic management, post-anesthesia care and prevention, providing intensive care to patients requiring neurosurgery, and management of acute and chronic pain in the relevant neurological diseases.




1-To train knowledgeable, competent, and responsible specialists for service provision  in  neurosurgeries with their knowledge and experiences in the areas of anesthesia and neurointensive care 1T and provide the best services with the minimal harm to the patient.

2-1TIn the next 10 years, we will have the highest standards in the areas of education and diagnostictherapeutic services and Iran will be among the top countries in the Middle East in terms of science production.


General Competencies*

Procedural Skills (Diagnostic-Therapeutic Procedures):

Anesthetic management in different types of surgeries

Anesthesia for neurosurgery in Trauma patients 

Anesthesia for surgery of patients with brain tumors

Anesthesia for neurologic diseases and ECT

Anesthesia for patients requiring cerebrovascular surgery

Anesthesia for patients requiring spine surgery

Anesthesia for surgery of patients with epilepsy, Parkinsonism, dystonia, and … 

Anesthesia for patients with metabolic disorders

Anesthesia for patients requiring neurosurgery in a sitting position

Anesthesia for stereotactic surgery


Working with ventilators

Inserting a CV-Line

Inserting an arterial line



Laryngoscopy and fiberoptic bronchoscopy 

Video laryngoscopy

ICP Monitoring

Evoked Potentials Monitoring



BIS monitoring

Neuromuscular monitoring central venous cannulation and nerve blocks Ultrasound 

Nerve block using a nerve locator 

Monitoring the core body temperature

Transeusphageal echocardiography in the operating room

Transthoracic Doppler 



Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns:  Holding an M.D. or M.B.B.S. degree. Having and approved Specialty in Anesthesiology received in Iran or abroad

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.


Duration: 18 months.



Program Curriculum

For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of  Neuroanesthesia   


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