Are most neurosurgery residency programs 6 years or 7? Do people generally do a fellowship after neurosurgery? I know it is required for pediatric neurosurgery (2years), but besides that are there actually fellowships? Also, I'm wondering what people think about the work load during neurosurgery residency as opposed to general surgery. About the same? I would guess so. One last question about fellowships in general. Do you usually end up doing your fellowship at the program where you did your residency? Or do people have a good chance to move? Thanks for all your insight. I'm just a lowly med school applicant right now, but I'm curious (and a little obsessive ).