Department of Neurological Surgery

Michael C. Dewan, MD

MICHAEL C. DEWAN, MD, grew up in Austin, Texas and attended college at the University of Notre Dame where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in 2007. He received his MD from Yale Medical School in 2012 where he was awarded the Frank Parker Prize and named a Farr Scholar. Currently, Dr. Dewan is pursuing a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI) degree from the Graduate School at Vanderbilt. In his 5th year, Dr. Dewan is serving as a Paul Farmer Fellow within the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change at Harvard Medical School. The 1-year enfolded fellowship in Global Neurosurgery is conducted in Uganda and Zambia under the direction of Dr. Benjamin Warf.

Clinically, Dr. Dewan's interests include epilepsy, oncology, hydrocephalus, and pediatric spinal deformity. Academically, his efforts focus on outcome predictive modeling, clinical trial design, surgical education, and neurosurgical capacity building.

Beyond neurosurgery he enjoys golf, water and snow skiing, and travel. 


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