Department of Neurology

Epilepsy Fellowship Admissions


Application Process


Requirements: To apply for the epilepsy fellowship, candidates must have an M.D., D.O., or equivalent international training and will have completed an ACGME-approved residency in neurology (adult or pediatric). An ACGME-approved fellowship in clinical neurophysiology prior to the epilepsy fellowship is preferred.

Please refer to the application procedure below. Interested individuals should feel free to contact Dr. Gavvala ( or Cynthia Calija ( directly with questions.


Application Requirements

  • A complete, up-to-date curriculum vitae, including publications
  • Three letters of recommendation from professionals familiar with your clinical training and background, one of which should be from your current program director
  • Personal statement
  • International graduates should include USMLE scores and designate current visa status

Please submit all materials and letters of recommendation electronically to Cynthia Calija (

Applications are accepted beginning Sept. 1 and select candidates are invited for an interview. Interviews typically occur from November to February.




Diversity among Baylor’s students, trainees, faculty and staff is a prerequisite to accomplishing Baylor’s institutional mission, and to maintaining the highest standards in training for healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, scientific innovation, and patient-centered care. Baylor is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for all qualified persons without taking into account race, color, national origin, creed, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, veteran status or disability unrelated to job requirements.