Active Members must be:·A licensed doctor of medicine and/or osteopathy practicing neurological surgery in the state of Texas, and·one of the following criteria:
* certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, the American Board of Osteopathic Neurological Surgery
or an equivalent
* completed residency training requirements of a program approved by the American Board of Neurologoical
Surgery, the American Board of Osteopathic Neurological Surgery
* have unique training or qualification in neurological surgery, with appropriate documentation, which may entitle the applicant to membership.
Dues are $250 per year.
Associate members are licensed doctors of medicine or osteopathy practicing in Texas, certified by their related science specialty board who are in the long close liaison and cooperation with an active member in his/her neurosurgical work.Associate members may not vote or hold office but have all other rights and privileges of membership.Dues are $250 per year.
Those Active TANS members who request Senior Membership after the age of 65 years; or those Active members transferred to Senior status by action of the Board of Directors one year following their retirement from the active practice of the Neurological Surgery. Senior members may not hold office and are not required to pay dues but may enjoy all the other benefits of membership.A senior member may be restored to Active Membership status by the Board of Directors upon appropriate written request. Dues are $0.
Allied Health Professional Members
Allied Health members will be allied health professionals working in a neurosurgery practice. Allied Health members will not vote or hold office and are required to pay dues. Dues are $100
Candidate Members (Resident/Fellow)
Candidate membership is open to doctors of medicine or osteopathy currently in a certified Neurological Surgery training program.Candidate members may not vote or hold office and are not required to pay dues.Dues are $0.