Dr. Christopher D. Duntsch, MD

Dr. Christopher D. Duntsch, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 3
    Sanctions

    Dr. Duntsch has received 3 sanctions

    More What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (1/29/2014)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Tennessee
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (12/6/2013)
    • Action Taken: Revocation
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Texas
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (6/26/2013)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Texas
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  • 0
    Board Actions

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Tennessee School of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Tennessee College of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    University of Tennessee College of Medicine
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Tennessee College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate School
    University of Memphis

    Graduated in 1995

  • Other Education
    St Jude Children's Research Hospital

    Completed in 2000

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Duntsch has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications
    • 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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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Dr. Duntsch's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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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.