Dr. Christopher D. Duntsch, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 43

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Dr. Duntsch's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Duntsch's Care Philosophy

To do the best job possible for the patient, including: Scheduling an appointment, A short waiting time when you arrive, a thorough and comprehensive with the Doctor, a definitive diagnosis, a tailored treatment plan, excellent communication between the doctor and the patient for all aspects of care, diagnosis, and treatment, and finally, followup that is ongoing until the patient's are resolved.


  • Neurosurgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally-Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities

Background Check for Dr. Duntsch

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Texas.

3 Sanctions

  • Disciplinary action in another state  (1/29/2014)
  • Action Taken: Surrender
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  • State: Tennessee
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (12/6/2013)
  • Action Taken: Revocation
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  • State: Texas
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (6/26/2013)
  • Action Taken: Suspension
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  • State: Texas

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Awards & Recognitions

Media & Publications

  • Summa Cum Laude, University of Memphis, 1995
  • Science Presentation Award, Tennessee Neurosurgical Society, 2008
  • Summa Cum Laude, University of Tennessee, Graduate Health Sciences, 2001
  • High Honors, University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, 2002
  • University of Memphis Dean's List, 1991-1995
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta, Premedical Honor Society, 1992
  • Basic Science Award, Southern Neurosurgical Society, 2005
  • Phi Kappa Phi, Honor Society, 1993
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2001
  • Best Science Abstract, North American Spine Society, 2011
  • Therapeutic strategies for local recurrent malignant glioma, 2012
  • Therapeutic strategies for local recurrent malignant glioma., 2004
  • Safety and efficacy of a novel cannabinoid chemotherapeutic, KM-233, for the treatment of high-grade glioma., 2005
  • Correlation of N-cadherin expression in high grade gliomas with tissue invasion, 2004
  • Recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus vectors as oncolytic agents in the treatment of high-grade gliomas in an organotypic brain tissue slice-glioma co-culture model., 2004
  • Effects of hypofractionated irradiation on brain vasculature using an in situ tumor model., 2012
  • The centrosomal protein TACC3 is essential for hematopoietic stem cell function and genetically interfaces with p53-regulated apoptosis., 202
  • Volumetric analysis of tumors in rodents using the variable resolution x-ray (VRX) CT-scanner., 2005
  • Regulation of Myeloid Leukemia Factor-1 Interacting Protein (MLF1IP) Expression in Glioblastoma. Brain Research, 2005
  • Post-operative Swallowing function after posterior fossa tumor resection in pediatric patients, 2007
  • Delivery of Temozolamide to the tumor bed via a biodegradable gel matrices in a novel model of intracranial glioma with resection, 2009
  • Up-regulation of neuropoiesis generating nestin immunoreactive cells that infiltrate tumor in a rat intracranial glioma model., 2004
  • Stat5 tetramers control cell-cycle progression and multi-lineage leukemia.
  • Continuous local delivery of interferonB stabilizes tumor vasculature in an orthotopic glioblastoma xenograft resection model, 2011

Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Graduated in 2002

Internship Hospital

University Of Tennessee, General Surg
Complete in 2003

Residency Hospital

Univ. Of Tennessee, Department Of Neurosurgery
Complete in 2009

Fellowship Hospital

Semmes-Murphey Neurologic and Spine Insitutute
Complete in 2010

Undergraduate Schools

University Of Memphis
Graduated in 1995

Other Education

St Jude Children'S Research Hospital
Complete in 2000

Languages Spoken by Dr. Duntsch & Staff

  • English
  • French

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