Dr. Dean Chou, MD

Dr. Dean Chou, MD

Work:

Professor, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine

Dr. Dean Chou has over 17 years of experience in the field of Spinal Neurosurgery. He earned his BA in Biochemistry from the University of California Berkeley and his MD from the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine. After completing his internship in General Surgery and his residency in Neurology and Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, he went on to complete a fellowship in Spine Surgery at Barrow Neurological Institute. Today, this expert is board certified in Neurological Surgery and specializes in Spine Surgery. Formerly, this expert held roles as an Assistant and then Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine and as the Associate Director of Spinal Tumor Surgery and the Neurospine Center at the UCSF Spine Center. Currently, he serves as Professor Emeritus at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, as a Professor of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, and as the Co-Director of Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital.

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d*********@u****.edu

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(212) ***-****

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New York, New York

At a Glance

Expert Witness Activity

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Plaintiff Cases

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Defense Cases

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Other Cases

12

Expert Challenges

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Malpractice Cases

3

Deposition Transcripts

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Personal Litigation

5

Publications

380

Media & News

271

Social Media Mentions

203

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Litigation Activities

23 records available

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Darriel Caston v. DC Sourcing, LLC, et al.

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2021-09-15

Zimmerman v. The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Treating/ Examining Physician

2021-05-05

Pettibone v. Medtronic, Inc.

Treating/ Examining Physician

2021-04-09

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Publications

380 records available

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Type

Navigated oblique lumbar interbody fusion for adult spinal deformity

Journal Article

Commentary: Augmented Reality-Assisted Resection of a Large Presacral Ganglioneuroma: 2-Dimensional Operative Video

Commentary

Natural history of adult spinal deformity: how do patients with suboptimal surgical outcomes fare relative to nonoperative counterparts?

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Using Expert Radar, we uncovered a textbook chapter written by the opposing expert that contradicted his testimony, helping us secure a $44 million verdict—the largest single verdict for a single plaintiff in Kentucky's history.

Mark Alcott, Esq.

Harlin Parker

Media & News

271 records available

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Becker's Spine Review

Apr 8, 2024 -- Dean Chou to ... Ex-spine surgeon pleads not guilty to fraud | Rothman appoints Dr. ... 3 new spine ASCs | Neurologist found guilty in $150M fraud ...

Arvindera Ghag | BC Children's Hospital Research Institute

As a pediatric spine surgeon, I am interested in the outcome of patients who undergo surgery to correct spinal deformity. This includes studying methods of ...

Becker's Spine Review

Mar 20, 2024 -- revamps leadership | Orthopedic surgeon arrested on abuse allegations | Synchron brain implant effective in clinical trial ... Dean Chou to lead ...

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Education

Institution

Degree Type

UCSF School of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine

University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Arts

Work History

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Employer

Professor

Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Division Chief

NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine Hospital

Co-Site Chief

NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital

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