Dr. Christopher Uchiyama, MD, PhD, FAANS

Dr. Christopher Uchiyama, MD, PhD, FAANS

Work:

Physician, Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center

Education:

Doctor of Philosophy, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California

Dr. Christopher M. Uchiyama has 25 years of experience in the field of Neurological and Spinal Surgery. He earned his BS from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his MD and PhD from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. He completed his residency and fellowship in Neurosurgery at the University of Utah Hospital. He also completed a post-doctoral research fellowship in Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Today, this expert is board certified in Neurological Surgery by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Formerly, this expert held roles as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Currently, he serves as the Division Head of Neurosurgery at Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Clinic Medical Group, and as a Physician in the Department of Neurosurgical Oncology at Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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San Diego, California

At a Glance

Expert Witness Activity

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Plaintiff Cases

7

Defense Cases

5

Other Cases

6

Expert Challenges

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Malpractice Cases

5

Deposition Transcripts

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Personal Litigation

5

Publications

13

Media & News

46

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Litigation Activities

18 records available

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Role

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Donna Josephine DeCaro v. Kilolo Kijakazi, Acting Commissioner of Social Security

Treating Physician

2020-07-09

Craig A. Lavrenz v. National Marrow Donor Program, et al.

Expert Witness

2019-09-18

Tina Marie Matula v. Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner of Social Security

Treating Physician

2016-09-03

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Publications

13 records available

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Spinal Epidural Arteriovenous Fistula with Combined Perimedullary and Epidural Venous Drainage

Journal Article

Thoracic ossification of the ligamentum flavum causing acute myelopathy in a patient with cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament: illustrative case

Journal Article

Thoracic Ossification of the Ligamentum Flavum Causing Acute Myelopathy in 2 Patient with Cervical Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament: Illustrative Case

Journal Article

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Media & News

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List Of Neurosurgeons in California | SmartScrapers

Mar 15, 2024 -- David D Yeh, M.D. FAANS, Address, San Jose, California ... Christopher Uchiyama, MD, PhD, Address, San ... Liauw, MD - Neurosurgery - Spine Surgery ...

2023 Top Doctors

Sep 9, 2023 -- Alice Y Liu, MD, PhD. Dermatologist Medical Group of North County ... Christopher M Uchiyama, MD. Scripps Clinic Medical Group. 10666 N ...

Division of Neurosurgery

Apr 11, 2023 -- Christopher Uchiyama, MD, PhD. Scripps Clinic La Jolla - Anderson Medical Pavilion. Adam Burdick, MD Scott Olson, MD Chris Uchiyama, MD, PhD ...

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Education

Institution

Degree Type

Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California

Doctor of Philosophy

Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California

Doctor of Medicine

University of California, Los Angeles

Bachelor of Science

Work History

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Employer

Physician

Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center

Division Head

Scripps Green Hospital

Staff Physician

Scripps Clinic Medical Group

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