Michael C. Dewan, MD, MSCI

Michael C. Dewan, MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurological Surgery
Associate Vice Chair of Global Surgery
Department of Surgery
Surgical Director
Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program
Surgical Director
Pediatric Neuro-Vascular Program
Academic Director
Global Neurosurgery Program
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
9th Floor
Clinic Phone
(615) 322-6875

Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
Neurological Surgery - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
Additional Postgraduate Training
Global Neurosurgery Fellow - Program of Global Surgery and Social Change, Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Pediatric Neurosurgery Chief Fellow - Hospital for Sick Children/University of Toronto, Ontario, CA

Dr. Michael Dewan is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurological Surgery, Hematology/Oncology and is board-certified by both the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery. He completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Before returning to Nashville to join as faculty, he served as Global Neurosurgery Fellow at Boston Children's Hospital at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA and as Pediatric Neurosurgery Chief Fellow at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario.

Dr. Dewan is Faculty of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He has received the A.J. Raimondi Award from the International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery, the Resident Teaching and Leadership Award from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and the Augustus McCravey Award from the Southern Neurosurgical Society. He also received the Alpha Omega Alpha Resident Award from the National Medical Honor Society and the Frank Parker Prize from Frank Parker Prize, Yale University School of Medicine. He was a Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellow at Harvard Medical School from 2016-2017.

Clinical Interests

Brain and spinal tumors, vascular neurosurgery, congenital neurosurgery

Research Information

Dr. Dewan’s research focuses on clinical and translational neuro-oncology targeted treatments and outcomes, pediatric neurovascular disorders and surgical therapy, global epidemiology and treatment of neurosurgical disease, neurosurgical capacity building in low resource settings, and the surgical management of congenital neurologic disorders. He has published more than 130 manuscripts in some of the top content journals including Neuro-Oncology, the Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, and the Journal of Neuro-Oncology. His research has garnered more than 9,000 citations worldwide.