The Department of Neurosurgery of Lariboisiere Hospital offers a research fellowship in skull base surgery.

Fellowship are offered for a 6 months to one year period. Participating fellow will be based in the skull base laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery, Lariboisiere Hospital, with an objective of two peer–review publications for a 6 months period. He will observe cases in the operating room and follow the clinical activities of Pr S. Froelich in skull base surgery. He will be involved in clinical research project. The research fellow will work under the supervision of our dedicated skull base team: Pr S. Froelich and two skull base clinical fellows and will collaborate with previous research skull base fellows and other skull base team around the world.

Some knowledge of French is welcome but not required to apply.


  • Application form

– Letter of Intent,

– Recommendation letter,

– Curriculum vitae,

– Project proposal (Neuro-anatomy, development of surgical techniques, development of innovative technologies, …)


  • Application process

Application should be sent by e-mail (Pdf files) to our program coordinator Mrs Fatima Abella:, copy to

Once, your application is accepted, our program coordinator will assist you with the administrative paperwork which take usually 2 to 3 months.

For non-european applicants, application process and Visa obtention may take 4 to 6 months.

Application should be sent in English and translated in French for administrative purposes.


  • List of activities

– Research in the laboratory (See lab description)

– Building an anatomy collection for students and neurosurgeons

– 2 grand-rounds presentation every 6 months

– Participation in ongoing anatomical and clinical projects

– Observation of the surgical activities of Prof. S. Froelich

– Participation to the skull base tumor board and grand rounds

– Participation in the organization and supervision of training courses

• Microscopic and endoscopic approaches to the skull base, IRCAD Strasbourg, 2 course per year in January and June

• Lariboisiere Skull Base Master class, 4 courses per year

– 2 publications in international peer-reviewed journals / 6 months period


  • Previous fellows and projects


Dr Francesco Corrivetti, Napoli, Italy, research topic: endoscopic techniques applied to insular surgery.

Dr. Kenishi Oyama, Japan, research topic: V1-V2 anterolateral triangle.

Dr. Wei Chieh CHANG, Taishung, Taiwan, research topic: transorbital endonasal approach to the temporal lobe.

Dr. Shunya Hanakita, Tokyo, Japan, research topic: deep skull base lesions: multiportal -multimodal approach.

Dr. Hun-Ho Park, Seoul, Korea, research topic: endoscopic endonasal approach to the mesial temporal lobe.

Dr. Daniel Ranconi, Belohorizonte, Brazil, research topic: trans-orbital approach to the mesial temporal lobe.

Dr. Valentino Tardivo, Turin, Italy, research topic: endoscopic versus microsurgical approach to the craniocervical junction.

Dr Calvin Mak, Hong-Kong, research topic : transorbital approach

Dr Steven Hsu, Taïpe, Taiwan, research topic: transorbital versus supra-orbital approach

François Rhéault, Canada

Dr Danilo Malta, Brazil, research topic : combined petrosal approaches and the transposition of the TS-SS junction.

Dr Davide Di Carlo, Pisa, Italy, research topic: hybrid technique using the anterolateral approach to the craniocervical junction.

Dr Bremo Camara, Belo-horizonte, Brazil

Dr Fumihiro Matano, Japan 

Dr Okano Atsuchi, Japan 

Dr Arianna Fava, Italy 


For more information

Contact: Professor Sébastien Froelich, Sé