Please Welcome Dr. Andrew K. Chan!

October 10, 2022
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We are pleased to welcome Dr. Andrew K. Chan, MD as an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian. 

Dr. Chan began his medical education at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, and went on to complete his neurosurgery residency training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He joins Columbia Neurosurgery after having completed a one-year fellowship in spinal deformity and minimally invasive complex spine surgery at Duke University. 

In patient care, Dr. Chan specializes in surgeries for a variety of conditions, including spinal deformities such as scoliosis and kyphosis, spinal tumors, and degenerative spinal disease (affecting the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine). His surgical techniques range from minimally invasive to complex. 

Dr. Chan in the Operating Room

Dr. Chan has won multiple awards for his research including: the Neurosurgery Top Spine Paper of the Year with the Congress of Neurological Surgeons; the Stewart Dunsker Award for Best Clinical Spine Abstract at the AANS; and the Journalistic and Academic Neurosurgical Excellence (J.A.N.E.) and Mayfield Clinical Science Awards at the Section Meeting on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves. He also received the Howard Naffziger Award for Outstanding Clinical Service for his patient care as a chief resident at UCSF. 

We could not be more excited to welcome Dr. Chan to our Neurosurgical Spine team at the NYP Allen/Och Spine Hospital! Please call 212-305-7831 to book an appointment.